Is Revlon Cruelty-Free and Vegan?
Known for everything from blow dryers to eyeshadow, Revlon is a well-known brand across all things cosmetics. But are its products cruelty-free and vegan?
Revlon is a huge cosmetics and personal care company based in the US. Founded in 1931 in New York, the company began with manufacturing and selling a single nail polish, before rapidly expanding to a range of nail care and lipsticks within three years. It is now one of the leading cosmetics brands in the world, with locations found globally.
Is Revlon cruelty-free?
Revlon isn’t cruelty-free. The company states ‘regulatory authorities in some countries conduct independent testing in order to satisfy their own mandatory registration requirements and a limited number of these countries have not yet adopted alternative testing methods… Revlon complies with the requirements for safety in all of these countries’. By selling their products in countries where testing on animals may be required by law, they cannot be truly considered cruelty-free.
Is Revlon vegan?
No, Revlon is not vegan either. It uses products such as carmine, lanolin and beeswax in its formulas, which are derived from animals and as such are not vegan.
Wondering what brands are vegan and cruelty-free? Check out our list here.
By Toni Olukiran
Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at her last count) or playing tennis in the park.