Last Updated on 05/23/2023
Lancome is not cruelty-free. Brands that are not cruelty-free still test finished products and/or ingredients on animals. Lancome also sells in countries where testing is required by law.
|Finished Products Testing?||Likely|
|Testing by the brand itself?||Likely|
|Third-party lab or supplier testing?||Yes|
|Made in China?||No|
|Sold in China?||Yes|
Lancome started with some boutique fragrances and now stands as a huge brand. Today, let’s check if it is animal-friendly. Answering – Is Lancome cruelty-free in 2023?
Is Lancome Cruelty-Free & Vegan?
Lancome Animal Testing
Lancome’s official cruelty policy is non-existent. You need to look at Lancome parent company‘s policy as it follows the same path.
Does Lancome test on Animals?
Yes, Lancome does test on animals. It was never a cruelty-free brand.
When a company says ‘it doesn’t test on animals’ refers to testing done by others on its behalf. So being cruelty-free and not tested on animals are different terms.
Is Lancome certified by any organization?
It is not certified by any organization. Contrary, it is on PETA’s brands to avoid list where PETA puts a warning sign against Lancome to make people aware of its animal testing status.
Is Lancome sold in China?
Yes, Lancome sells its products in China. In fact, Lancome is one of the bestsellers brands in China.
On Lancome’s official website you’ll find a store locator. If you search for China, many official store locations will pop up. Most of them are in Mainland China.
Is Lancome Vegan?
Lancome is not vegan. This means that Lancome products do contain animal-sourced ingredients. Non-vegan ingredients include carmine, beeswax, honey, silk, tallow, among others,
Do I Recommend Lancome?
No, I don’t recommend Lancome. Lancome does tests on animals under the clause ‘required by law’. It also funds animal testing on its products whenever asked by law enforcement authorities.