Sorry I’ve been kind of missing for a while. University has been a bit hectic so I’ve been avoiding the internet for a bit, and also avoiding shopping (as far as I can…)!
I LOVE Illamasqua, the make up brand. They make the only foundation that is the right shade for my skin (pretty much one shade off white! Damn my pastey-ness) and make really great eye shadows. So of course one of my concerns was that they do animal testing, as I really don’t want to give up this brand!
Luckily!!! it looks like they are fine! I sent them an email a while ago, asking some specific questions about animal testing, and they answered all my questions.
Hi there, I love Illamasqua products, especially your foundations and eye shadows. However I want to be fully informed about products that I buy, and would really appreciate it if you could answer my questions about animal testing. I have read your FAQ but wanted to double check everything. 1. Do you test your ingredients or final products on animals? 2. Do you buy ingredients from third parties who conduct animal testing? 3. Do you use third parties to conduct animal testing on your ingredients or final products? 4. Do you sell your products in countries such as China, who require animal testing by law? Thank you so much for your help! 🙂 Liane
And they replied with:
Thanks for your email. We can confirm that Illamasqua does NOT test on animals, we do not have any parent or subsidiary companies and we do not contract any third parties to test our products or ingredients on animals.
Our brushes are all cruelty free, synthetic fibres.
We ship to China but do not have any stores or concessions there.
I hope this helps.
Kind regards and thank you for your support of our brand,
6-8 Amwell Street, London, EC1R 1UQ
So it looks like it’s alright! Another blog, veggie beauty, confirmed this a while ago, but I wanted to double check myself. I do not know whether Illamasqua is vegan-friendly though. I will look into this.
So yay!! Illamasqua eyeshadow review coming up soon!!!
Until then, all the best!