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Is OGX Beauty Cruelty-Free and Vegan?

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OGX Beauty products

Is OGX Beauty Cruelty-Free?

OGX Beauty is NOT cruelty-free.

Is OGX Beauty Vegan?

OGX Beauty might have some products without animal-derived ingredients, but we don’t consider any of their products vegan since they test on animals.

Is OGX Beauty Certified Cruelty-Free?

No, OGX Beauty is not certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny or PETA, and PETA lists OGX Beauty as a company that tests on animals.

Is OGX Beauty Owned By A Parent Company That Tests On Animals?

Yes, OGX is owned by Kenvue who is owned by Johnson & Johnson. Neither company is cruelty-free.

OGX Beauty’s Cruelty-Free Claims

On OGX Beauty’s FAQ page, they have the following statement:

OGX Beauty's Cruelty-Free Claims

“Cruelty-free” has no legal definition. Any brand can claim “cruelty-free” even if they do tests on animals.

Some brands like to say that they are “cruelty-free” because it is a marketing buzzword to sell more products.

The only way to find out is to ask the company. One important question to ask is if their products are sold in China.

Animal Testing 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.

This does NOT include products that are made in China, only if they are sold in China. 

The only way to know if a brand sells products in China is to ask them directly. Make sure to note that Hong Kong is not included in this policy, and neither are products only sold online to Chinese consumers.

Is OGX Beauty Sold in Mainland China?

Yes, OGX Beauty told us in their email that they sell their products where animal testing is still required by law.

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