During their development, Aesop products undergo a series of rigorous and stringent tests to evaluate their safety, stability and efficacy. These tests are repeated multiple times in order to fully validate each formulation prior to launch.
All products are assessed for safety during our product development process using cumulative irritancy testing on human volunteers.
Before any product is released to the public, the formulation must pass a Product Safety Assessment and Toxicological review, conducted by a qualified independent agency. This involves the consideration of a formula both as a whole and in terms of its individual ingredients. These are complex, detailed and thorough assessments based on an assessor’s experiential knowledge as well as industry standards.
Neither our products nor the ingredients they contain have been tested on animals.
We are proud to have achieved Cruelty Free International’s Leaping Bunny certification and to be included on PETA's cruelty-free and vegan lists.