Love The Planet

Last Updated: January 27, 2022

How Ethical Is Love The Planet?

Make a positive impact by supporting companies with the same values and ethics as what matters most to you. To navigate and find ethical brands, here's a summary of Love The Planet's ethics and initiatives.

Ethical Analysis

Is Love The Planet cruelty-free, vegan, or sustainable? We’ve got the answers here! Read below for more details on Love The Planet’s policies.
Love The Planet is cruelty-free. None of Love The Planet’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
All of Love The Planet products are 100% vegan and don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
Love The Planet is committed to providing plastic-free packaging and zero waste products. All of their product and shipping materials are recyclable, reusable, refillable, or compostable. They’re also palm oil-free.
Love The Planet claims their mica is ethically-sourced without the use of child labor. See their ethical mica mining policy here.
Love The Planet products are plastic packaging free. Their products come in recyclable, refillable tins, or compostable refill pouches (made from paper, starch, and cellulose film from wood fibre). In addition, customer orders are shipped in paper envelopes and wholesale orders are shipping in biodegradable plastic and cardboard packaging.

About Love The Planet

Love The Planet offers plastic-free, mineral makeup products that are free from parabens and palm oil, and despatched in refillable tins and compostable refill pouches.
PRODUCTS: Makeup, Makeup Brushes

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Love The Planet is Cruelty-Free

Love The Planet 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 Love The Planet to be Cruelty-Free.

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.

Love The Planet is 100% Vegan

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

Are your products cruelty free?
Yes! All of our products are cruelty free and 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 Love The Planet’s products made?

Love The Planet states on its website,

“Love the Planet was born in Scotland in 2002, and all of our products are made here in the UK.”

Ethical Mica Mining Policy

Mica is a mineral that’s used in cosmetics to add a shimmery effect. But the mining of natural mica has been linked to child labor and human rights violations.

Unless the company discloses its mica mining policy, we have no way of knowing whether its mica is ethically sourced without child or forced labor.

Thankfully, Love The Planet states on its website,

“Our products do contain mica which has been ethically and responsibly sourced without the use of child labour. Please see this document for more details.”

I hope this article helped you to understand Love The Planet’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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