ENG August 16, 2021
Are Ponds products cruelty-free? No, Ponds is NOT cruelty-free, they test their products and/or ingredients on animals. Ponds products are sold in countries where animal testing is required by law.
Does Ponds sell in China? Yes, Ponds is sold in mainland China. Even though the Chinese laws surrounding routine post-market testing have changed, brands are still subject to non-routine animal testing if a consumer makes a complaint about a product. Pre-market testing laws still apply.
Ponds is sold in mainland China which means their products are tested on animals where required by law.
The Ponds animal testing policy on their website states they do not test their products on animals, however, this does not align with the current animal testing laws in China.
Ponds is owned by Unilever, a parent company that tests on animals.
Ponds sells skincare like the Ponds cream for dry skin, Ponds cream for face, the Ponds cold cream, the Ponds cold cream cleanser, the Ponds BB cream, and the Ponds cream for dark spots.
Are Ponds products vegan? No, Ponds is not 100% vegan meaning some of their products contain ingredients derived from animals or their by-products.
Does Ponds use palm oil in their products? Yes, Ponds products contain palm oil which means they are not 100% palm oil free.
Try reaching out and respectfully asking the brands you love to reconsider their animal testing policies and selling in the Chinese market until the post and pre-market animal testing laws have changed.