Sounds like a cool guy.

Sounds like a cool guy.

A couple of vegan and clean skincare goodies I got from my first order from @thedetoxmarketcanada! 🌿✨ My skin has changed so much in just the past year alone. I went from very oily skin to acne-prone to eczema flare-ups and now surface dryness πŸ˜” So lately, I've been looking into the ingredients of all my skincare products and consciously trying to make an effort to buy clean, non-toxic, and organic products.  This is my second bottle of @oseamalibu's Blemish Balm, it's an amazing lightweight moisturizer that has really helped clear up my skin without drying it out or trigger my eczema. 🌸 I also wanted to try their Atmosphere Protection Cream which claims to hydrate and help provide barrier protection against visible damage caused by environmental stressors such as dry climates, wind and air pollution. 🌍 I’d love to know, what are some non-toxic & vegan skincare products/brands are you currently loving or would recommend?? πŸ’•

A couple of vegan and...

Ain't nuthin but a V-GANG, baby! ✌🏻✨🌱 VGANG: a group of people taking a hardcore gangster approach to wellness and conscience living. - defined by Will.I.Am
πŸ“Έ via @jemglo_cosmedx

Ain't nuthin but a V-GANG,...

My lips are instantly and intensely hydrated thanks to @nclabeauty’s [NEW] 100% Natural & Vegan Lip Balm! πŸ’‹ They have 8 flavors to choose from including Red Velvet, Almond Cookies, Marshmallow, and Watermelon!! πŸ‰ πŸ‰ πŸ‰  This watermelon Balm Babe smells and tastes like watermelon candy! Formulated with shea butter, cocoa butter, avocado butter, and coconut oil.
I love how light and moisturized this lip balm feels and I especially love how it doesn't leave that waxy feeling behind πŸ‘ŒπŸ»
Most lip balms on the market contain beeswax, lanolin, or honey, making them NOT vegan. And then there are some other brands that are NOT cruelty-free including Nivea, Chapstick, EOS*, Blistex, Aquaphor, and Vaseline.
*Note: EOS is sold in-stores in China but they claim that since they manufacture their products in China, they do not need to test on animals as required by law. However, EOS' products are still at risk of POST-market animal testing where Chinese officials will pull products off from store shelves and test them on animals, this is often done without the company's knowledge or consent. So at this time, we do not feel comfortable classifying any beauty brand selling their products in-stores in China to be "cruelty-free" to our standards.
#ncla #nclabeauty #balmbabe #nclabalmbabe #nclawatermelon #veganlipbalm #crueltyfreelipbalm #naturallipbalm #cleanlipbalm #gifted

My lips are instantly and...

Let's Get Sheet-Faced!! βœ¨πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Some of my favourite cruelty-free and vegan sheet masks include:
🌡 @elfcosmetics (All Vegan)
🌡 @pacificabeauty (All Vegan)
🌡 @acurebeauty (All Vegan)
🌡 @yesto
🌡 @andalounaturals
🌡 @100percentpure
Plans on getting sheet-faced this weekend? Share some of your favourite cruelty-free sheet masks!πŸ’•
πŸ“Έ via @popsugar

Let's Get Sheet-Faced!! βœ¨πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Some...

HAPPY 🍟 DAY! "You're not cheating on your diet by eating fries, you're cheating on fries by going on a diet."
πŸ“Έ via @jiffpom

HAPPY 🍟 DAY! "You're not...

Those JalapeΓ±o Kettle Chips are LIFE!πŸ”₯ I also love Takis, Sour Patch Kids Candy, Oreo Cookies in the Carrot Cake Flavor, Dad’s Oatmeal Cookies, and Doritos’ Spicy Sweet Chili chips! πŸ‘ŒπŸ»βœ¨ β€” all in moderation, of course πŸ™‚
What are some of your favourite accidentally vegan snacks?
πŸ“Έ via @livekindlyco

Those JalapeΓ±o Kettle Chips are...

Daydreaming of being on a beach right now with this gorgeous turquoise creme nail polish color called Son of a Beach by @heroine.nyc 🏝
All of heroine.nyc nail polish are cruelty-free, vegan, and 9-free! πŸ’š
#heroinenyc #gifted #beaheroine #beachbabes

Daydreaming of being on a...

Aren’t we all πŸ˜”πŸŒ±πŸŒ
// #regram πŸ“Έ via @thegoodtrade

Aren’t we all πŸ˜”πŸŒ±πŸŒ ....

Never too small to make a big difference βœŠπŸ»πŸ’•βœ¨
πŸ“Έ via @theveganbox

Never too small to make...

Is Koh Gen Do Cruelty-Free? | Koh Gen Do Vegan Product List (2019)

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Is Koh Gen Do Cruelty-Free?

Koh Gen Do is cruelty-free in 2019, none of Koh Gen Do’s products or ingredients are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.

Koh Gen Do Animal Testing Statement

There is virtually no information available on Koh Gen Do’s website about their animal testing policy so I emailed them to inquire about their policy and I have confirmed the following:

  • Koh Gen Do does not test any of their products on animals
  • Koh Gen Do does not test any of their raw ingredients on animals
  • Koh Gen Do does not ask any third parties to test their products or ingredients on animals on their behalf
  • It is in Koh Gen Do’s agreement that all materials are not animal tested through their manufacturer. When it is tested the In Vitro method is used.
  • Koh Gen Do is not sold in physical stores in Mainland China

When asked about selling in China, Koh Gen Do responded by saying “We do not have a store in China that we retail in.  We have circumnavigated the China animal testing by using e-commerce to sell into China.  We do have a store in Hong Kong, but Hong Kong is not required to do animal testing under China regulations and have their own regulations.”

Since Koh Gen Do is not selling their products in-stores in mainland China, and only selling in Hong Kong or online, they are not required to test their products or ingredients on animals.

I am happy to add Koh Gen Do to our List of Cruelty-Free Beauty Brands!

Is Koh Gen Do Vegan?

Not all of Koh Gen Do’s products are vegan as they do use some beeswax and pearl shell in some of their products but Koh Gen Do does offer some vegan skin and makeup products that do not contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.

Please reference below for a list of Koh Gen Do vegan products.

Koh Gen Do Vegan Product List (2019)

Below is a list of Koh Gen Do vegan products that are labeled as so on their website.







This vegan product list is updated as frequently as possible, please be aware that formulations may have changed since the publication of this post. If you have new information to suggest one of the above products isn’t vegan, please email me at info@ethicalelephant.com to let me know.

Not Vegan – Koh Gen Do

The following Koh Gen Do products are not suitable for vegans as they contain some animal-derived ingredients or by-products.

  • All in One Moisture Gel (Contains Squalane) – not vegan
  • All in One Moisture Gel Rich (Contains Squalane) – not vegan
  • Brightening Moisture Mask (Contains Squalane) – not vegan
  • Macro Vintage Royal Massage Milk (Contains Royal Jelly, Honey, Bifida Ferment Lysate) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Aqua Foundation (Contains Squalane) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Aqua Foundation Illuminator (Contains Squalane) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Contrast Powder (Glow) (Contains Squalane) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Creamy Lipstick (Contains Carmine) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Face Powder (Contains Silk Powder) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Gloss Film Foundation (Contains Silk) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Lip Gloss (Contains Carmine) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Lipstick (Contains Carmine) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Long Lush Treatment Mascara (Contains Beeswax and Silk) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Makeup Color Base (Contains Silk and Chitosan) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Mineral Color Palette (Contains Carmine) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Mineral Cheek PaletteΒ Β (Contains Carmine) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Mineral Eye Shadow Palette (Contains Elastin and Carmine) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Mineral Eyebrow PowderΒ Β (Contains Squalane) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Mineral Eyeliner Pencil (Contains Silk) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Mineral Liquid Eyeliner (Contains Silk) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Moisture Foundation (Contains Lanolate) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Natural Lighting Powder (Contains Silk Powder) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Pressed Powder (Contains Silk Powder) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Pressed Powder Refill (Contains Silk Powder) – not vegan
  • Maifanshi Sheer Lucent Powder (Contains Glycosphingolipids) – not vegan
  • Oriental Plants Facial Wash (Contains Bifida Ferment Lysate) – not vegan
  • Oriental Plants Night Moisture Mask (Contains Bifida Ferment Lysate) – not vegan

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