Essie is NOT Cruelty-Free
Does Essie sell their products in Mainland China?
Yes, Essie sell their products in Mainland China. This means they are required by law to test their products on animals before selling in stores. Even though China has recently approved non-animal tests to replace animal testing, these tests have not been approved for the final product. This means that these non-animal tests are preferred for product ingredients, but the final product will still be tested on animals.
Does Essie test their products on animals?
Yes. Essie does test on animals. They sell their products in Mainland China, which currently requires them by law to test their products on animals.
Is Essie owned by a parent company?
Essie is owned by parent company L’Oréal, who practices animal testing.
Is Essie Vegan?
No, Essie is not vegan, as some of their products contain animal derived ingredients.
Is Essie Palm Oil Free?
No, Essie is not palm-oil free, because some of their products contain or are produced using pailm-oil.