A cruelty-free brand list designed for shoppers in Hong Kong and Asia.
This list is not exhaustive, in fact it is the opposite of exhaustive. Going through cruelty-free lists from different certification agencies and blogs, scrolling through hundreds of thousands of brand names through apps, do not make for an enjoyable shopping experience.
Worst of all, most brands you have never heard of, or are not available in Hong Kong or Asia.
A few disappointing experience like this can put anyone off turning their beauty cabinet cruelty-free. So instead of a “full” list we have compiled here a list of “Common Brands that are Cruelty-free”. Do come back to check for updates, we will add (or delete) from it regularly to keep things fresh.
COMMON BRANDS THAT ARE CRUELTY-FREE
- The Body Shop^ (owned by L’Oreal)
- Marks & Spencer
- Eve Lom
- Molton Brown
- Dr. Bronner’s
- Dr. Hauschka
- Neal’s Yard Remedies
- 100% Pure
- BareMinerals^ (owned by Shiseido)
- Urban Decay^ (owned by L’Oreal)
- NARS^ (owned by Shiseido)
- Cover FX
- Too Faced^ (recently acquired by Estée Lauder)
- Becca^ (recently acquired by Estée Lauder)
- John Mitchell
- John Masters
- HURRAW! (lip balm)
- Suntegrity (sunscreen)
- COOLA (sunscreen)
^Many cruelty-free fans do not consider a brand truly cruelty-free if it is owned by a non-compliant parent company. What is your take on this?