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Is The Body Shop Cruelty-Free?

by Toni Olukiran

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The Body Shop is a high street staple and loved by many for its many quality products. So, is it cruelty-free? Read on to find out everything you need to know. 

About The Body Shop

The Body Shop was founded in 1976 by dame Anita Riddock from her home in Brighton. Nowadays, it is a big brand, recognisable for its wide range of vegetarian and vegan products using ethically-sourced, natural ingredients.

Is The Body Shop cruelty-free?

Yes, it is absolutely cruelty-free, and has been certified by both Leaping Bunny and PETA as a cruelty-free brand. In fact, it has advocating against animal cruelty for over thirty years, and is one of the first brands to really lobby against animal testing in the cosmetics industry. Riddock had intended for her products to all be cruelty-free from the very beginning, and thus The Body Shop was at the helm of the movement. 

For about The Body Shop’s ethical approach to beauty and business, this is your next read.


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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