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Is Sol de Janeiro Cruelty-Free and Vegan?

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Sol de Janeiro Products

Is Sol de Janeiro Cruelty-Free?

Sol de Janeiro has confirmed that they are 100% cruelty-free.

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

Is Sol de Janeiro Vegan?

Sol de Janeiro is not a 100% vegan brand, but most of their products are vegan. The only product that isn’t vegan is the Brazilian Kiss Cupuaçu Lip Butter.


Is Sol de Janeiro Certified Cruelty-Free?

Yes, Sol de Janeiro is certified cruelty-free by PETA.

Is Sol de Janeiro Owned By A Parent Company That Tests On Animals?

Yes, Sol de Janeiro is owned by L’Occitane, which is not a cruelty-free brand.

Is Sol de Janeiro Sold in Mainland China?

No, Sol de Janeiro is not sold in mainland China. They used to sell their products in mainland China but stopped importing their products due to China’s animal testing laws.

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.

Products that are sold only online in mainland China are exempt from these animal testing laws.

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