Molton Brown is cruelty free but not 100% vegan

Molton Brown does not and will not conduct animal testing on the finished products or ingredients, nor does it ask others to test on its behalf. All necessary tests are carried out on human volunteers. The brand does not export to mainland China and other countries with mandatory animal testing. Molton Brown is proudly cruelty free and firmly stands against animal testing.

Cruelty free statement

We’ve been awarded the Leaping Bunny logo to certify we never test on animals.


Molton Brown is a British mid-range bath and body brand.

Parent company

Kao Corporation completed the acquisition of Molton Brown in 2005. Kao Corporation is not cruelty free, the company supports animal testing and heavily present on the Chinese beauty market. Despite the acquisition, Molton Brown remains against animal testing.


Cruelty Free International awarded Molton Brown with the Leaping Bunny certification.

Vegan status

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

Vegan statement

Q: Are your products suitable for vegans?

A: All of our products are not officially certified as being vegan friendly, however we can confirm that our products do not contain any animal derived ingredients, with the exception of … which is available exclusively in selected hotels.

Molton Brown stockists in the UK

You can find Molton Brown products at Amazon UK and Molton Brown stores.

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If you ever spot that this brand or any other brand is not faithful and the company does test on animals, let others to test on its behalf or the products are sold in mainland China, please contact us and we will make sure that the correct information is available to all readers.

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