How to identify cruelty free vs vegan items Many assume that if something is labeled as vegan, it must also be cruelty-free (and vice versa). How I wish that were true! But these terms each have specific definitions. Cruelty-free cosmetics have not been tested on animals, whereas vegan cosmetics don’t contain any animal derived ingredients. Being aware of the difference of the two will empower you to make your buying power decisions that align with your ethics! It’s important to…