At The Pure Panda, we have strict standards that all brands featured on the site must adhere to. We hope that users of the site know they can trust the brands listed without having to do further research into each brands’ cruelty-free status.
The Pure Panda promises that all brands featured:
do not test their ingredients or finished products on animals. Be aware of brands that only claim their ‘products are not tested on animals’, it’s possible that their ingredients are tested on animals.
do not sell their products in stores in mainland China, unless the product is manufactured within China. Chinese regulations still require any imported cosmetics to be tested on animals. This does not include Hong Kong. For more information click here.
are not owned by a parent company that tests on animals or a parent company that sells products in mainland China (when manufactured outside of China). This is because some profits will go to the parent company which may go towards further animal testing. For example, Urban Decay, which claims to be cruelty-free, is owned by L’Oreal who continue to test on animals.
are cruelty-free certified by Cruelty Free International, Choose Cruelty Free, Naturewatch or a similar organisation. This shows that the brand is committed to being cruelty-free and is aware of the importance of being cruelty-free to their customers.
are either 100% vegan or are partially vegan as we aim to promote a vegan lifestyle. Cosmetics are a luxury and the use of animals for cosmetics is completely unnecessary. You can find brands’ vegan product lists here.
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06th June 2018
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