A’kin is NOT certified cruelty free.

At present, unless the brand has proven its cruelty free status by joining a cruelty free certification programme, it should not be considered cruelty free. A’kin has not joined any known cruelty free certification programmes; therefore, in 2022, A’kin can not be considered cruelty free.

Our standard:

Cruelty Free Certification = Cruelty Free Brand

Cruelty Free UK

A’kin Brand Analysis

Is A’kin affiliated with a parent or manufacturing company that tests on animals?

To our knowledge, A’kin is not at present and has never been affiliated with a parent or manufacturing company that tests on animals.

Has A’kin ever dropped out of a cruelty free certification programme?

To our knowledge, A’kin has never dropped out of a cruelty free certification programme.

Is testing cosmetics on animals permitted or prohibited in the country where A’kin has its headquarters?

A’kin has its headquarters in Australia. Animal testing is prohibited in Australia. A complete list of animal testing regulations by country is available here.

Is testing cosmetics on animals permitted or prohibited in the country where A’kin products are manufactured?

We are unable to confirm where A’kin manufactures its products. A complete list of animal testing regulations by country is available here.

Is A’kin sold in countries, including but not limited to mainland China, where animal testing is legally required?

We are unable to confirm whether A’kin products are sold in countries, including but not limited to mainland China, where animal testing is legally required.

Does A’kin hold any vegan or vegetarian certifications? Could A’kin products be considered rightfully vegan?

A’kin does not hold any vegan or vegetarian certifications; therefore, none of the products could be considered rightfully vegan.

A’kin animal testing statement

“We are proud to be 100% vegan and are dedicated to following cruelty free practices, ensuring our partners follow the same principles.” – the quote is taken from the official website.

Our standard:

Cruelty Free Claim ≠ Cruelty Free Brand

Cruelty Free UK
Conclusion

In 2022, A’kin cruelty free status remains unverified; therefore, A’kin should not be considered cruelty free.


To help you switch to cruelty free cosmetics, we have certified cruelty free and certified vegan lists of brands for you to explore.