Marc Jacobs Beauty is cruelty free but not 100% vegan

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

Cruelty free statement

Q: Does Marc Jacobs Beauty conduct animal testing?

A: The following statement is Neville-approved: Marc Jacobs Beauty is a cruelty-free cosmetics brand. We never test on animals or use ingredients tested on animals; nor do we ask vendors to test on our behalf. Marc Jacobs Beauty is not sold in China.


Marc Jacobs Beauty is an American mid-range makeup brand.

Parent company

Kendo is behind Marc Jacobs Beauty. Kendo is a PETA certified, cruelty free group but it also has a parent company LVMH, which isn’t cruelty free.


  • PETA awarded Marc Jacobs Beauty with the Beauty Without Bunnies certification

Vegan status

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

Vegan statement

Q: Is Marc Jacobs Beauty vegan?

A: Marc Jacobs Beauty is cruelty-free, and never tests on animals. And, while the majority of the products are free of animal byproducts, Marc Jacobs Beauty is not considered a vegan line: there are a small number of product ingredients in the line that contain ingredients of animal origin, such as beeswax & carmine.

Stockists in the UK

You can find Marc Jacobs Beauty products at select retailers and brand’s official website.

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