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Boots is a major British High Street store for buying cosmetics, skin care, hair care and more. With all the brands available in store it’s incredibly difficult to know which companies test on animals and which ones don’t.

This guide will help you stay cruelty free when you are next shopping at Boots!

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Cruelty Free

Brands that ARE cruelty free:

Below are the brands sold by Boots whose animal testing policies show that they do not test on animals and are cruelty free.

Cosmetics

  • Barry M Cosmetics
  • bareMinerals*
  • Charlotte Tilbury
  • Model’s Own
  • Natural Collection
  • No7
  • NYX*
  • Seventeen
  • Sleek
  • Soap and Glory

Skincare

  • Balmi
  • Bioeffect
  • Boots Essentials
  • Boots Simply Sensitive
  • Boots Tea Tree & Witch Hazel
  • Botanics
  • Burt’s Bees*
  • Fade Out
  • Indeed Labs
  • Lanolips
  • Palmer’s
  • Philosphy*
  • Sanctuary Spa*
  • Sudocrem
  • Triology

Haircare

  • Bastiste*
  • BLEACH London
  • John Frieda*
  • Lee Stafford
  • Shea Moisture

Dental

  • Boots Smile
  • The Breath Co.
  • Hello

Shaving and Hair Removal

  • Botanics
  • Bulldog
  • Jack Black
  • King of Shaves
  • ManCave
  • Nads
  • Skin Doctors
  • REHAB London

Aftershave and Fragrance

  • The Library of Fragrance

Feminine Products

  • Mooncup

Brands marked with an asterisk (*) mean this companies are owned by parent companies who test on animals.

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Animal Testing

Brands that are NOT cruelty free:

Cosmetics

  • Benefit
  • Bobbi Brown
  • Bourjois Paris
  • Chanel Makeup
  • Clinique
  • Dior
  • Elizabeth Arden
  • Essie
  • Estee Lauder
  • Lancome
  • L’Oreal Paris
  • Max Factor
  • Maybelline
  • Revlon
  • Rimmel
  • Sally Hansen
  • Smashbox
  • Stila
  • Yves Saint Laurent

Skincare (including deodorants and body wash)

  • Aveeno
  • Biore
  • Bio-Oil
  • Chapstick
  • Clarins
  • Clean & Clear
  • Clearasil
  • Dove
  • E45
  • Eau Thermale Avene
  • Eucerin
  • Garnier
  • Johnson’s
  • LaRoche Posay
  • Lynx
  • Mitchum
  • Neutrogena
  • Nivea
  • Oilatum
  • Olay
  • Origins
  • Palmolive
  • Ponds
  • Pizbuin
  • RoC
  • Right Guard
  • Sanex
  • Savlon
  • Shiseido
  • Simple
  • Sure
  • St. Ives
  • Vasline
  • Veet
  • Vichy

Haircare

  • Aussie
  • Bumble and Bumble
  • Pantene
  • Herbal Essences
  • Nice ‘n Easy
  • Timotei
  • TRESemme
  • VO5
  • Wash & Go
  • Wella
  • Silvikrin

Dental

  • Aquafresh
  • Arm & Hammer
  • Biotene
  • Colgate
  • Corsodyl
  • Listerine
  • Mentadent
  • Oral B
  • Pearl Drops
  • Polident
  • Sensodyne

Shaving and Hair Removal

  • Aramis
  • Bic
  • Gillette
  • Lab Series
  • Nair
  • Veet
  • Wilkinson Sword

Aftershave and Fragrance

  • Armani
  • Boss
  • Calvin Klein
  • Cacheral
  • Chloe
  • Diesel
  • DKNY
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Eisenberg
  • Escada
  • Ghost
  • Givenchy
  • Gucci
  • Guerlain
  • Hugo Boss
  • Isse Miyake
  • Jean Paul Gaultier
  • Jimmy Choo
  • Lacoste
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Michael Kors
  • Nina Ricci
  • Paco Robanne
  • Prada
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Roberto Cavalli
  • Valentino
  • Versace
  • Viktor & Rolf
  • Zegna

Feminine Products

  • Always
  • Tampax

Boots stock many cruelty free products online at boots.com.

Animal testing policies:

Boots own brands policy –

Thank you for contacting Boots. We do not use animals to test our products, nor do we have animal testing conducted on our behalf or by anyone else. Instead, we ensure product safety through state-of-the-art testing methods on human volunteers. Lanolin is derived from sheep’s wool, and as such is an animal by product.

Obviously not all of there products are vegan but some of there are depending on the formula an ingredients.

 

 

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