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Is NYX Cruelty-Free and Vegan?

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Is NYX Cruelty-Free?

NYX has confirmed that they are 100% cruelty-free.

They don’t test their ingredients or final products on animals, and they don’t sell their products where animal testing is required by law.

NYX is certified cruelty-free by PETA.

Is NYX Vegan?

NYX is not a 100% vegan brand, but they have many vegan products.

You can find all of their vegan products listed on this page.

If you only want to purchase products from 100% cruelty-free and vegan brands, click here.


Is NYX Owned By A Parent Company That Tests On Animals?

Yes, NYX is owned by L’Oreal, a company that tests on animals.

Even though many L’Oreal brands are sold where animal testing is required by law, NYX products are not.

Is NYX Sold in China?

No, NYX is not sold in China.

Animal Testing is required by law in China for all foreign cosmetics companies. All American and European cosmetic brands that are sold in China must undergo animal testing.

Any brand that chooses to sell its products in China cannot be considered cruelty-free.

Even products that can bypass mandatory tests may still be pulled from the shelves by Chinese authorities to be tested on animals.

About NYX

NYX offers a full-range of beauty products at affordable prices.

Email to the Company

Before classifying any brand as cruelty-free and vegan, I send them an email with the following questions: 

  1. Are your products vegan? If only some are vegan, which ones?
  2. Are any of your products or ingredients tested on animals?
  3. Do you have a Leaping Bunny or PETA certification?
  4. Do your suppliers or any third parties test animals on your behalf?
  5. Does your company sell products in mainland China (except Hong Kong)?
  6. Are you owned by a parent company that tests on animals?

This is how NYX responded to my email:

The L’Oréal Group, which includes NYX Cosmetics, is always attentive to respecting the personal choices of its consumers throughout the world and therefore offers a very wide range of products to meet their diverse beauty needs.

L’Oréal does not use any ingredient from rare or endangered animal species, nor any ingredient of porcine, bovine or ovine origin; except lanolin (which is taken from live sheep). We use derivatives of raw materials of animal origin in restricted quantities, such as honey, beeswax, lanolin, as well as fish derivatives and poultry egg derivatives.

NYX Professional Makeup is certified and acknowledged by PETA as a cruelty-free brand.  We are committed to producing 100% cruelty-free cosmetics.  We do not test any of our products on animals.

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