Urban Decay is cruelty free but not 100% vegan

Urban Decay 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. Urban Decay is proudly cruelty free and firmly stands against animal testing.

Cruelty free statement

Urban Decay is a cruelty-free brand and is committed to ending animal testing. We do not test our products on animals, nor do we allow others to test on our behalf. Additionally, we require our suppliers to certify that the raw materials used in the manufacture of our products are not tested on animals. Our Brand is certified by PETA as cruelty-free.



Urban Decay is an American mid-range makeup brand.

Parent company

L’Oréal completed the acquisition of Urban Decay in 2012. L’Oréal is not cruelty free, the company supports animal testing and heavily present on the Chinese beauty market.  Despite the acquisition, Urban Decay remains cruelty free.


PETA awarded Urban Decay with the Beauty Without Bunnies certification.

Vegan status

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

Vegan statement

Urban Decay certifies that our products marked vegan do not contain any animal-derived ingredients.


Stockists in the UK

You can find Urban Decay products at Amazon UK.

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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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