I have been wondering for a while now if both Topshop and New Look both test their make up products on animals. It’s been hard to find an answer but I think I may finally have one after contacting both companies via email..
I am happy to say that both companies do not test on animals! I have evidence to back this up as well.
“Topshop does not allow its cosmetic products to be tested on animals, either during the production process or in the finished state”
The second part of our policy covers the testing of cosmetics on animals. We believe that animal testing for cosmetic purposes is not acceptable.
We recognise that customer safety is of paramount importance but fully believe that this can be assured without the use of animal testing. Because of this we will not conduct, commission, or be party to any animal testing of cosmetic products or ingredients.
We’ll also not knowingly purchase ingredients, formulations or products from suppliers that have conducted, commissioned or been party to animal testing for cosmetic purposes after our agreed cut-off date. The cut-off date for animal testing is 1st August 1994, which is in line with the Humane Cosmetics Standard’s requirements.
Occasionally we may use animal derived ingredients in our cosmetic products but these must be collected without harm to animals.”
I really, really hope I’m right on this one and that I haven’t just been conned by the companies!
Feel free to correct me or if you think something isn’t quite right 🙂 I’m just learning after all!