Bare Minerals is a cruelty-free make-up brand.
They are 100% cruelty-free meaning they do not test their finished products on animals, their ingredients on animals and neither do their suppliers or any third parties they are involved with.
They do not sell their products where animal testing is required. While Bare Minerals is considered cruelty-free, unfortunately, their parent company, Shiseido, is not.
Bare Minerals is a mid-level makeup brand. Their products are found in Canada, the US, and the UK/Europe.
This company is certified by PETA. Along with being cruelty-free, this makeup brand has also ventured into vegan makeup.
They offer a large variety of makeup that does not contain any animal-derived ingredients and they have an entire vegan skincare line.
Bare Minerals adheres to a strict testing policy to ensure its brand remains cruelty-free.
They do not test their finished products on animals. They ensure the ingredients they use in their finished products not be tested on animals. Their suppliers do not test on animals either.
They also do not employ any sort of third-parties to test their products on animals on their behalf. They will not sell their products in stores where it is required to test them on animals, like China.
Cruelty-free products are still available to everyone online. Bare Minerals sells its products in the US, UK/Europe, and Canada in stores.
While they are cruelty-free, it is worth noting that some of their makeup brushes do contain goat and pony hair.
No animals are harmed in the process of producing those brushes. If you are uncomfortable with the natural brushes, then they do offer a large variety of synthetic brushes.
Overall, the company is aware of the ethical impact animal testing can have and has chosen to forgo it all together with their makeup brand.
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