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Is Shea Moisture Cruelty-Free And Vegan?

by Toni Olukiran

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The go-to brand for many with curly hair, Shea Moisture has become a well regarded and loved brand in the haircare space. But is it vegan and cruelty-free? Read on for your questions answered.

About Shea Moisture

Shea Moisture is a haircare brand specifically catering to curly and coiled hair, making it a big name and respected brand in the world of afro hair care. It is formulated using raw, handmade shea butter in every product, and does not contain sulfates or parabens, hence its popularity amongst those with curly hair. It is also a registered B Corp.

Is Shea Moisture cruelty-free?

Yes, Shea moisture is indeed cruelty-free. They do not test any of their products on animals, use third party testers, or sell any of their products in countries where animal testing is required by law. It is also certified by PETA as truly cruelty-free. 

Is Shea Moisture vegan?

No, Shea Moisture is not a vegan brand, as it contains honey in quite a few of its products, as well as other animal products like beeswax. 

Let us know what other beauty questions you have in the comments below!


By Toni Olukiran
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.

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