Is thank you Farmer cruelty-free and vegan?
As its name suggests, Thank You Farmer is cruelty-free and mostly vegan. The Back to Relax Soothing Gel is unfortunately not vegan, however the Back to Pure Daily Foaming Gel Cleanser and Back to Iceland Cleansing Water are. Both products are soothing, sensitive skin-friendly, and nourishing.
What does cruelty-free mean to you?
Cruelty-free implies that at any given stage of development, a product was not tested on animals. It is possible for a product to be vegan, but not cruelty-free and vice versa, however, many vegans consider products not to be vegan if they are tested on animals.
What is the difference between cruelty-free and vegan products?
CRUELTY-FREE products means that the products are not tested on animals. VEGAN products are products that do not contain any ingredient derived from animals. I believe everything posted was actually very logical.
Are there any cruelty-free cosmetics in Hong Kong?
Cosrx, Mizon, and Pyunkang Yul are all cruelty free brands on sale in Hong Kong and exploit a loophole whereby their products do not require animal testing Finally, and most admirably, some brands forego the Chinese market completely, and often these are the brands which have been certified by official cruelty-free…
Why are vegan products not ethical?
Because vegan products do not use animal products or byproducts and tend to be more cruelty-free and eco-friendly, they are generally more guilt-free but not necessarily more ethical in the broad sense of the word to apply to all of humanity.
What is a plant based diet?
PLANTBASED (diet) = A person who eats plant based foods/"vegan diet", usually for health reasons rather than ethical. Still contributes to animal cruelty by buying animal tested products, leather, silk, wool, etc. etc. VEGAN = Avoids animal cruelty and products in any shape or form in all aspects of life to the best of their ability.
What is veganism?
Veganism is a lifestyle that excludes use of animal products for food, clothing, or other purpose ( including skin care and makeup). Vegan products cannot use egg, milk, snail extract, bee extracts including honey and royal propolis, or any other animal product. So, what is cruelty-free?
What is the best tea for skin?
The brand uses black tea from France’s oldest tea brand, Compagnie Coloniale. Black tea is packed with age-fighting, skin-protecting antioxidants. The caffeine also helps tighten skin and depuff. Another star ingredient in the line is green tea, which helps reduce inflammation.
Is vegan cruelty free?
Vegan is not synonymous with cruelty-free, contrary to popular belief. Cruelty-free implies that at any given stage of development, a product was not tested on animals. It is possible for a product to be vegan, but not cruelty-free and vice versa, however, many vegans consider products not to be vegan if they are tested on animals. There are a number of caveats to this, including that because skin care ingredients are fairly universal and common, it is nearly impossible to use ingredients that have never been tested on animals.
Is Klairs soap vegan?
Klairs. All Klairs products are vegan-friendly with the exception of its Manuka Honey & Choco Body Soap and the Klairs Midnight Blue Calming Cream. Klairs explained that honey was added to the body soap formulation because of its added effectiveness and could not be replaced.
Is vegan a synonym for organic?
Vegan products are more likely to be formulated without these and instead use all natural products (however, natural and organic are not synonyms for vegan or better).
What is the difference between Benton and E Nature?
Benton uses fresh, natural ingredients in small batches to restore skin to its original, healthy condition. The brand’s dedication to premium ingredients has brought its Snail Bee line to holy grail status. E Nature is a naturalism brand that makes healthy products from natural ingredients.
What is Soo’AE inspired by?
Soo’AE is inspired by the abundance and balance of nature and the wisdom of tradition and science. They combine traditional Korean ingredients with present trends and tech.
What is E Nature?
E Nature is a naturalism brand that makes healthy products from natural ingredients. Their products contain no synthetics or parabens. (Parent company isn’t cruelty free.)
Who owns Etude House?
Amore Pacific, a large corporation in South Korea, owns an array of well known skincare brands including Etude House, Laneige and Innisfree. Amore Pacific claims that they, along with all the brands they own, only sell products in mainland China that are not required to be tested on animals.
Is animal testing legal in Korea?
It’s true, as of 2018 animal testing is banned in Korea but don ’t be fooled – Korean companies testing on animals in China is still very much legal and, in many cases, required by law. To be cruelty free a company cannot test on animals anywhere in the world.
Who created glow recipe?
Glow Recipe was created by Sarah Lee and Christine Chang, industry veterans with over 20 years of experience. They promise to only bring you the best and most innovative products.
Is South Korean skincare cruelty free?
South Korean skincare is on a journey to be completely cruelty free, the vast majority of brands already are following the principles but lacking the official certifications. I would expect that in the coming years we are likely to see a lot more certifications being awarded to South Korean brands and proudly displayed for complete transparency.
Is Cosrx cruelty free?
Cosrx, Mizon, and Pyunkang Yul are all cruelty free brands on sale in Hong Kong and exploit a loophole whereby their products do not require animal testing. Finally, and most admirably, some brands forego the Chinese market completely, and often these are the brands which have been certified by official cruelty-free bodies.
Does Hong Kong have animal testing?
Thankfully there are some loopholes (there’s always loopholes)! Hong Kong and Macau, whilst still being governed by China, do not carry the same law which insists that all skincare products must be tested on animals. Therefore, by launching your products into the Hong Kong market and then using mail order / online channels for distribution further into mainland China, many Korean firms have found a loophole into the Chinese regulation without having to compromise their cruelty free status. At the time of writing (Jul 28, 2018), we have confirmation that the following brands use this tactic to avoid animal testing; Cosrx, Mizon, Whamisa, Thank You Farmer, iUnik, Heimish and Helloskin.
Does Son and Park sell in China?
Son & Park have confirmed that they do sell in China. iUnik have confirmed that they do not sell in China. Heimish have confirmed that they do not sell in China. Pyunkang Yul had initially stated that they were working on getting some products approved on the Chinese FDA so will start to sell in China.
Is Beauty and Seoul cruelty free?
Firstly and most importantly, it is an EU requirement that all products sold in Europe have not been tested on animals. So you can be rest assured that not a single product we sell, or have ever sold at Beauty & Seoul has succumbed to animal testing. Furthermore, I was delighted when back in 2016, the South Korean government implemented a law whereby all cosmetics must be cruelty free by the end of 2018! So that’s it right, blog over? Unfortunately not, things are about to get a little unclear right about now.
Is animal testing mandatory in China?
The unfortunate conflict is that in order for a cosmetic product to be sold in China, animal testing is mandatory. It is therefore impossible to be fully regarded as cruelty free and sell your products in both China and Europe so Korean brands are forced into some tough choices.