Black Radiance is cruelty free but not 100% vegan

Black Radiance pledges that the brand does not conduct, contract out or fund animal testing in the developing, manufacturing or marketing of their products. Whilst Black Radiance recognises the importance of customer safety, the brand believes this can be sufficiently achieved without animal cruelty. Black Radiance is cruelty free and stands against animal testing. Furthermore, Black Radiance does not export its products to mainland China and/or other countries, where animal testing is required by law.

Cruelty free statement

Q: Does Black Radiance test on animals?

A: WE DO NOT TEST ON ANIMALS nor do any of the materials we buy have tests performed on animals.


Black Radiance is a mid-range entry-level premium

Parent company

Markwins completed the acquisition of Black Radiance in early 2000s. Markwins is not cruelty free, the company supports animal testing and heavily present on the Chinese beauty market. Despite the acquisition, Black Radiance remains cruelty free.


  • PETA awarded Black Radiance with the Beauty Without Bunnies certification

Vegan status

Not all Black Radiance products are suitable for vegans. Please always check the ingredient list of the product before making a purchase.

Vegan statement

Q: Does Black Radiance use animal by-products?

A: Acetylated Lanolin Alcohol – Lanolin is a natural, renewable raw material derived from shorn wool. It is a cruelty free by-product of wool washing which, if not utilized, would increase environmental problems associated with disposal.

Stockists in the UK

You can find Black Radiance products at select retailers and brand’s official website.

If you like Black Radiance, you may also like to check Black Opal

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