Last Updated: January 17, 2022

How Ethical Is Pinrose?

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Ethical Analysis

Is Pinrose cruelty-free, vegan, or sustainable? We’ve got the answers here! Read below for more details on Pinrose’s policies.
Pinrose is cruelty-free. None of Pinrose’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
All of Pinrose products are 100% vegan and don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
Pinrose claims they take sustainability seriously and that they’re working on more sustainable packaging. They also claim their goal is for everything they make and sell to be sustainably sourced. Currently, the only sustainability initiative I could gather from their website is that they use FSC certified materials.
Pinrose claims on its website, “sustainably packaged. We’re eco-friendly and packaged in FSC-certified materials.” I believe Pinroses’s fragrances and candles come in glass bottles and containers with some plastic components. But they also have “Petal Starter Kits” which are essentially scented towelettes individually wrapped in plastic. I couldn’t find any information on their website about whether these towelettes and their packaging are biodegradable or recyclable.

About Pinrose

Pinrose offers whimsical fragrances, free of the toxic chemicals no woman wants touching her skin.
PRODUCTS: Fragrances, Candles


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You can find Pinrose cruelty-free products at Ulta and Amazon.

Pinrose is Cruelty-Free

Pinrose 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 Pinrose to be Cruelty-Free.

What About China’s Animal Testing Laws?

Pinrose 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.

Pinrose is 100% Vegan

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

The following is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on Pinrose’s website about its vegan claims:

Is Pinrose 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 Pinrose’s products made?

Pinrose states on its website:

Where do you make your products?
California, Connecticut, Texas, Wisconsin, New York, and New Jersey!”

I hope this article helped you to understand Pinrose’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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