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Cruelty-free... Some brands just don’t "hop to it".

by Debra Rubin-Roberts 1 min read 0 Comments

Cruelty-free... Some brands just don’t


Wikipedia states "In the animal rights movement, cruelty-free is a label for products or activities that do not harm or kill animals anywhere in the world."

And so you would think that in this day and age that most cosmetic brands are cruelty-free… Well, think again... Many brands are cruelty-free in the USA but not around the world!!

At Mommy Makeup, we can assure you that our products are certified cruelty-free with PETA, in the US and globally! In fact, we are part of PETA’s Beauty without Bunnies program!!

China FlagIn China, imported cosmetic brands are still required to test on animals. Therefore if a brand sells their products in China, then they are paying to have those products tested on animals in China, even though the brand may not test on animals for products they sell in the US market.

L’Oréal, does not test on animals in the United States, but does animal testing in China by law, in order for their products to be sold there.

Recently, there was a huge backlash when Nars Cosmetics, which claimed to be a cruelty-free company, decided to sell their makeup in the Chinese market... Sooooo, this meant the company would need to do animal testing of their products. For more about the Nars backlash read here.

For a more compressive list of companies that are not globally cruelty-free, please see

Remember, all Mommy Makeup products are:
  • Paraben-free
  • Talc-free
  • PETA certified cruelty-free
  • Made in the USA

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Debra Rubin-Roberts
Debra Rubin-Roberts

Debra Rubin-Roberts is an award-winning makeup artist and New York City Mom. She has over 20 years of experience as a professional makeup artist and has worked with some of the best in the cosmetic industry, including: Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, Nars, Smashbox, Givenchy, Estee Lauder, Prescriptives.
Debra is the founder of Mommy Makeup.

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