Base Butter

Last Updated: January 17, 2022

How Ethical Is Base Butter?

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Ethical Analysis

Is Base Butter cruelty-free, vegan, or sustainable? We’ve got the answers here! Read below for more details on Base Butter’s policies.
Base Butter is cruelty-free. None of Base Butter’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
All of Base Butter products are 100% vegan and don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
Base Butter does not claim or market itself as a sustainable company.
Base Butter products come in a glass jar.

About Base Butter

Creators of the #1 Aloe vera gel-based moisturizer for PH balanced and hydrated skin, Base Butter’s mission is to help make skincare easier for you.
PRODUCTS: Skincare

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Base Butter is Cruelty-Free

Base Butter has confirmed they do not test their products or ingredients on animals or ask others to test on their behalf. Their suppliers also do not test on animals, nor do they allow their products to be tested on animals when required by law. And finally, their products are not sold in stores in mainland China or any other country that may require animal testing.

By our standards, we would consider Base Butter to be Cruelty-Free.

What About China’s Animal Testing Laws?

Base Butter has confirmed they do not sell their products in retail stores in mainland China; therefore, they are not required to test on animals.

As of May 1, 2021, some imported ordinary cosmetics can be exempt from animal testing under certain conditions. However, for the most part, animal testing is still legally required for most imported cosmetics in 2022.

Cruelty-Free Policies

Note that there is no legal definition for the label ‘Cruelty-Free.’ It can mean different things to different people. But Cruelty-Free is generally used to imply no animal testing. More specifically, the ingredients, formulation, or finished product are not tested on animals at any stage of product development.

At ethical elephant, we always assess a company’s cruelty-free policy using our Cruelty-Free Checklist. This ensures no animal testing was performed by the brand itself, its suppliers, and by any third parties.

Also, note that Cruelty-Free and Vegan don’t always mean the same thing.

Base Butter is 100% Vegan

Base Butter has confirmed all of its products are vegan and don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.

ethical elephant: “are all or some of your products vegan and do not contain any animal ingredients or by-products?”
Base Butter: “all are vegan

Vegan Policies

Similar to ‘Cruelty-Free,’ there is no standard or legal definition for the label ‘Vegan.’ But it usually means no animal-derived ingredients or animal by-products.

Some common animal products used in cosmetics include carmine, lanolin, snail mucus, beeswax, honey, pearl or silk-derived ingredients, animal-based glycerin, keratin, and squalene.

There are plant-based and synthetic alternatives to animal-derived ingredients. But it’s sometimes difficult to know with certainty whether a product is vegan just by reading the ingredient list.

So it’s best to ask the company and manufacturers to ensure the ingredients they’ve chosen to use were from non-animal sources.

Where are Base Butter’s products made?

“It was manufactured in the United States by FDA skincare standards.”

I hope this article helped you to understand Base Butter’s cruelty-free and vegan status and by choosing cruelty-free together, we can help end animal testing for cosmetics once and for all!

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