Cruelty-free hair products by Herbal Essences
What does it mean to be PETA cruelty free?
Cruelty-free means that our products and ingredients will not be tested on animals.
Herbal Essences is proud and excited to be recognised by PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, as a cruelty-free brand. You might best recognise PETA cruelty-free by their bunny logo.
Free from harm
Herbal Essences and PETA have shared scientific beliefs in non-animal alternative tests and have partnered for decades to promote the use of these non-animal alternative tests.
What does it mean to be Vegan?
Products considered as Vegan are products that were not tested on animals and do not contain animal-derived ingredients.
Most bio:renew variants are certified as Vegan. Spot the PETA Cruelty-Free and Vegan logo on the back of our bottles!
Safety comes first
At Herbal Essences, safety comes first. Before any ingredient goes into our shampoos and conditioners, we assess its safety and toxicity.
If we have any doubts about its potential to cause harm, we consider it a 'no-no' and don’t include it in our product formulas. With every preservative and ingredient, we work to determine a safe range, backed up by science, to ensure your safety.
PETA, founded in 1980, was one of the founders in animal rights – dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals.
PETA is an international non-profit charitable organisation based in Norfolk, Virginia, with affiliates worldwide.