Nars Cosmetics is a high-end beauty brand found around the world. But is Nars cruelty-free or do they test on animals?
Keep reading to learn the answers.
NARS Animal Testing Policy
NARS’s animal testing policy can be found in the customer service section of their website. Here is what is says:
“NARS does not test on animals nor do we ask others to test on our behalf, except where required by law. NARS is actively working with industry and other partners to eliminate animal testing globally and is committed to the development and acceptance of alternative methods. We are equally dedicated to the health and safety of our consumers ensuring we meet the highest in quality standards. We remain committed to bringing our vision of beauty and artistry to more fans around the globe, as part of our long-held commitment to empower women everywhere.”
Does NARS Test on Animals?
Yes, NARS does test on animals. They state they don’t test their products on animals but make the exception to satisfy a country’s health authorities.
Is NARS Certified Cruelty-Free?
No, NARS is not certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny, PETA, or Choose Cruelty-Free.
In fact, NARS is listed on PETA’s list of brands to avoid.
Is NARS Sold in China?
Yes, NARS is sold in China. Here is a picture of their Chinese website.
Is NARS Owned by a Parent Company?
Yes, NARS is owned by Shiseido, a company that tests on animals.
Wrap Up: Is NARS Cruelty-Free?
No, NARS is not a cruelty-free cosmetics brand. In their animal testing policy, they state they do not test on animals. However, NARS chooses to sell in China, a country that requires imported cosmetics to be tested on animals.
Therefore, NARS is not considered to be cruelty-free and will be added to my list of brands that test on animals.
Now I’d like to hear from you. What are your thoughts about NARS? Please leave your comments below!
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