On March 11, 2013, the EU introduced a ban on cosmetics being tested on animals. No beauty products made in the EU (including their ingredients) can be tested on animals.



Elave sensitive skincare has been awarded cruelty-free status by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), the largest animal rights organization in the world. PETA Cruelty-Free certification means that neither elave sensitive skincare products nor their ingredients have any association with animal testing or cruelty. 

Elave sensitive skincare is listed HERE on the PETA website.


Elave sensitive skincare is committed to being vegan friendly. 38 of our 42 elave products are certified by PETA as Vegan and are free from all animal products and by-products.The 4 elave products which are not certified as Vegan contain either Beeswax or Honey, natural ingredients that have been used for centuries to help maintain good skin health. 

Elave baby nappy cream 100g (beeswax)
Elave dermo renew daily lip defence SPF 20 15ml (beeswax)
Elave dermo renew skin balancing moisturiser 50ml (honey)
Elave dermo renew skin balancing cleansing gel 200ml (honey)

Elave sensitive skincare Vegan products are clearly labelled with the PETA Cruelty-Free and Vegan logo under the Ingredients tab on each product page. 

Elave is listed HERE on The Irish Vegan a website for vegans living in Ireland. 

Elave and Ovelle are also listed on https://crueltyfreeireland.com by Helena