Smashbox is a popular luxury makeup brand, known for its high-performing face primers but is Smashbox cruelty-free and vegan?
Is Smashbox Cruelty-Free?
Yes, Smashbox is Cruelty-free! None of Smashbox’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
However, it should be noted that Smashbox is owned by Estee Lauder, a parent corporation that does test on animals when required by law.
Smashbox has confirmed they do not test their products or ingredients on animals, they do not allow others to test on their behalf, their suppliers also do not test on animals, and their products are not sold in stores in mainland China or any other country that may require animal testing by law.
Below is what is currently stated on Smashbox’s website:
Smashbox Acquired by Estee Lauder
In 2010, Smashbox was acquired by Estee Lauder, a corporation that does test on animals when required by law.
Although Smashbox is owned by Estee Lauder, the brand has remained committed to being a cruelty-free brand.
Smashbox is included on our List of Cruelty-Free Brands.
Is Smashbox Vegan?
Not all of Smashbox’s products are vegan as some of their products contain animal-derived ingredients or by-products. However, Smashbox does have some vegan options.
Please reference below for a list of Smashbox vegan products.
Smashbox Vegan Product List
Below is a list of Smashbox products that are suitable for vegans and do not contain any animal-derived ingredients or by-products.
You can also find out which of their products are vegan on Smashbox’s website.
- Crystalized Photo Finish Primer Water
- Nourishing Face Primer Serum
- Photo Finish Crystalized Primerizer
- Photo Finish Fresh Setting Powder
- Photo Finish Even Skintone Primer
- Photo Finish Foundation Primer
- Photo Finish Foundation Primer Light
- Photo Finish Mattify Primer Stick
- Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Primer
- Photo Finish Primerizer
- Photo Finish Primer Water
- Photo Finish Protect SPF 20 Primer
- Photo Finish Radiance Primer
- Photo Finish Reduce Redness Primer
- Photo Finish Vitamin Glow Primer
- Photo Finish Weightless Setting Spray
Foundation, BB + CC Cream, Concealer
- Halo Healthy Glow All-In-One Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 25
- Photo Finish Fresh Setting Powder
- Studio Skin 24 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation
- Studio Skin Concealer
- Studio Skin Flawless 24 Hour Concealer
Blush + Contour + Highlighter
Eyes & Brows
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 Smashbox Ethical?
Based in: US
Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to find any public information on Smashbox’s sustainability, environmental, and social initiatives.
Ingredients and Formulations Claims: Some of Smashbox’s products claim to be formulated without Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates, Oil, Fragrance, Talc, Hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban, Petrolatum, or Silicone, but each product differs with their claims. You can find each product claims under the description.
I hope this article helped you to understand Smashbox’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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