Westman Atelier is a luxurious clean makeup brand created by world-famous makeup artist, Gucci Westman, but is Westman Atelier cruelty-free and vegan in 2020? We’ve got all the answers here!
Is Westman Atelier Cruelty-Free?
Westman Atelier is Cruelty-free! None of Westman Atelier’s ingredients, formulations, or finished products are tested on animals, anywhere in the world.
Westman Atelier Animal Testing Policy
Westman Atelier 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, they do not allow their products to be tested on animals when required by law, and their products are not sold in stores in mainland China or any other country that may require animal testing.
Below is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on Westman Atelier’s website of its official animal testing policy:
In addition, I emailed Westman Atelier to ask for further details about its animal testing policy. The following is a snippet of the response I received from the brand:
“Our products are cruelty free and are not testing on animals nor contain animal ingredients . This information can be found by visiting the following Westman Atelier web link: https://www.westman-atelier.com/pages/faq
We do not allow third party testing of animals nor the use of products, ingredients nor raw materials associated with animal testing.“
Is Westman Atelier Sold in China?
All imported cosmetics sold in mainland China are required by law to be tested on animals. However, Westman Atelier does not currently sell its products in retail stores in mainland China and therefore they are not required to test on animals.
Is Westman Atelier Vegan?
Not all of Westman Atelier’s products are vegan as some of its cosmetics contain beeswax and/or carmine. However, Westman Atelier does have some vegan options.
Below is a screenshot of what’s currently stated on Westman Atelier’s website about its non-vegan products:
Westman Atelier Vegan Product List
The following Westman Atelier products 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 as they’re labeled accordingly on their website under each product description.
- Beauty Butter Powder Bronzer
- Eye Pods Eyeshadow
- Face Trace Contour Stick
- Lip Suede
- Lit Up Highlight Stick
- Vital Skin Foundation Stick
- All brushes are made from synthetic fibers and are vegan
Not Vegan- Westman Atelier
- Baby Cheeks Blush Stick (contains beeswax and carmine) – not vegan
- Super Loaded Tinted Highlighter (contains beeswax and carmine) – not vegan
- Eye Love You Mascara (contains beeswax) – not vegan
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 Westman Atelier Ethical?
Based in: New York
Products made in: Italy and Japan
Sustainability & Environmental Initiatives: Westman Atelier teamed up with Offset to calculate the carbon footprint of its e-commerce order and shipments and makes monthly contributions to forest conservation projects.
Eco-Friendly Packaging Initiatives: Westman Atelier claims all of its secondary packaging including its boxes, brush boxes, and shopping bags are recyclable and they use Invercote board for its folding cartons which have the lowest carbon footprint of any paperboard.
Ingredients and Formulations Claims: Westman Atelier claims its cosmetics are formulated without Parabens, Sulfates, PEGs, Phthalates, Formaldehyde Donors, Mineral Oil, BHA and BHT, Hydroquinone, Mercury and Mercury compounds, Retinol, Gluten
I hope this article helped you to understand Westman Atelier’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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