Laura Geller offers a full range of makeup products and they’re mostly known for their high-performance baked formulas but is Laura Geller cruelty-free and vegan?
Is Laura Geller Cruelty-Free?
Yes, Laura Geller is Cruelty-free! None of Laura Geller’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
Laura Geller has confirmed to me in an email response that they do not test their products or ingredients on animals, they do not ask or hire any third parties to test on their behalf, their suppliers also do not test their ingredients on animals, and their products are not sold in mainland China and therefore they are not required by law to test on animals.
Below is the email response I received from Laura Geller:
“Thank you for your inquiry. Laura Geller Beauty products are cruelty free and not tested on animals. Some of our products may contain animal by-products. The ingredients in our products are not tested on animals by our suppliers. We are committed to delivering the most beautiful products, from the inside out!
Laura Geller Does not have third parties that test on animals. Laura Geller does not distribute in Mainland China where it is required by law to test on animals
Please see the links provided below for more information regarding Laura Geller and Animal Testing.
And this is what’s currently stated on Laura Geller’s website:
Laura Geller is included on our List of Cruelty-Free Brands.
Is Laura Geller Vegan?
Not all of Laura Geller’s products are vegan as some of their products may contain animal by-products like carmine. However, Laura Geller does have a small selection of vegan options.
Please reference below for a list of Laura Geller vegan products.
Laura Geller Vegan Product List
Below is a list of Laura Geller products that were labeled as vegan on their website and do not contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products. For an up-to-date list of Laura Geller vegan products, you can use their website’s search tool and type in “vegan”.
- Luxe Finishes Eye Shadow Palette
- Make-Up Remover Cleansing Towelettes Brightening
- Make-Up Remover Cleansing Towelettes Hydrating
- Make-Up Remover Cleansing Towelettes Sensitive Skin
- Nail Enamel
- Soft Matte Baked Blush
- Soft Matte Baked Bronzer
- Spackle Concealer
- The Artists Picks Eye Shadow Palette
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 [email protected] to let me know.
Is Laura Geller Ethical?
Based in: US
Products made in: Claims their Baked cosmetics collections are handmade in Italy. However, I couldn’t find any other information on where their products are produced.
No mention of any of sustainability or environmental initiatives.
Giving Back Initiatives: Laura Geller supports on-going campaigns. Most recently, they teamed up with a nonprofit that serves LA’s homeless population and photographed cisgender and transgender women for their 2019 holiday campaign #MAKEUPMEANSSOMETHING. In addition, the founder is a board member and advocate for several cancer-focused charities. However, there’s no mention of proceeds from purchases goes to any charities.
Ingredients and Formulations Claims: Some of Laura Geller products are paraben-free and gluten-free, but not all of them are.