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Awesome Vegan Cologne for Men

The following article originally appeared on, and has been updated with new products.

We all know that vegans smell better (than meat-eaters), but that doesn’t mean we don’t like to get our fragrance on from time to time. And if you’ve got a hot date, we’re certain that you’ll win the person over with your vegan heart—but smelling good is sure to take the cake. The following are some delicious, cruelty-free scents that are PETA-approved:

Jack Black’s Blue Mark Eau de Parfum

Jack Black Blue Mark Cologne

Le Labo’s Santal 33

Le Labo Cologne

Herban Cowboy’s Natural Grooming Dusk Cologne

Herban Cowboy Cologne

Down to Earth’s Body Oil/Fragrance

Down to Earth Fragrance Oil

Earthly Body’s Moroccan Nights Body Mist or Nag Champa Body Mist

Earthly Body Cologne (Moroccan Nights and Nag Champa)

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  • soilman says:

    Some of the ingredients used in fragrances that come from animals are musk, and castoreum. Also, ingredients such as glycerides and glycerols, which are derived from fats, are likely to be partly or wholly derived from animal fats.

  • Robert says:

    I am trying to develop a new line of vegan fragrances – colognes, perfumes and such. The final products will contain no animal products, and the final products will not be tested on animals. But it is possible that some of the ingredients we will use have been tested on animals, since the US Government requires animal testing on many chemicals. Is it still appropriate to state that our perfumes are vegan and not tested on animals, even if some of the ingredients might have been tested on animals by others? Your advice would be greatly appreciated. Also, it would be helpful if you can direct me to other sources of reliable information.

  • S.G. says:

    On the Oud 27 website, I saw ambergris as one of the components for the cologne. Isn’t ambergris derived from sperm whales? Can someone from PETA or the article writer confirm, please?

  • Dharmesh says:

    Hi, Can you please let me know whether Oriflame products are vegan or not and whether they are tested on animals, with specifics to India.


  • perfumes online says:

    Amazing List,It provide good help in perfume selection.

  • Rose says:

    * I forgot to mention, ANYTHING from Caswell & Massey is sure to be a winner. I have purchased both men and womens fragrances (many are unisex as well) and have never been dissapointed. EVERYTHING that Caswell & Massey sells (online & catalogue) are all cruelty-free, and have been since the time of honest Abe…no kidding many of Caswell & Massey’s items have been favourites of presidents past including Lincoln and JFK.

  • Rose says:

    The company Yves Rocher have a fragrance for men called Hoggar…smells so warm. Another fav. is Lolita Lempicka Homme(a must have!). I must check out that OUD stuff, as I LOVE woodsy scents for both myself and my man.

  • vlizard says:

    Frankly I don’t see how brands like Donna Karan and Prada make the cruelty free list. Even if their colognes are cruelty free, their clothing lines certainly are not. I still don’t trust them and I still won’t buy them until their companies are 100% cruelty free – no testing, no ingredients.

  • Lynda says:

    How could colognes NOT be vegan? In other words, what animal products would be in non-vegan scents?

  • Ashley-P says:

    ruth: PETA has received written confirmation from Burt’s Bees assuring us that its policy against animal testing will not change despite change in ownership of the company—further information is available on Burt’s Bee’s Web site at

  • jenn says:

    what are some vegan fragrances for women?

  • weRstillNotFree says:

    unfortunately Aubrey Organics use silk and I am still not clear if it’s ethically obtained or not. How about the testing on perfumes. Found out many perfume companies test their perfumes on animals! I can only assume these recommends are not tested on animals. But just informing incase no one figured this out.

  • ruth says:

    Hey there,

    Clorox company bought Burts Bees. Is this product still safe for caring consumers to use?

  • aisha85can says:

    All this brands has colognes for men or unisex fragrances. And all this brands are from PETA’s cruelty-free list. Some of companies are niche.

    Thierry Mugler
    Tom Ford
    Sean John
    Tommy Hilfiger
    Nina Ricci
    Paco Rabanne
    Carolina Herrera
    Donna Karan
    Antonio Banderas
    Michael Kors
    L`Occitane en Provence
    The Body Shop
    Victoria`s Secret
    Liz Claiborne
    Agatha Ruiz de la Prada
    Lavanila Laboratories
    Bath and Body Works
    A Perfume Organic
    Antonio Puig
    Abercrombie & Fitch
    Adolfo Dominguez
    B Never Too Busy To Be Beautiful
    Massimo Dutti
    Victorio & Lucchino
    Jessica McClintock
    C. O. Bigelow
    Ted Baker
    Tallulah Jane
    Jo Malone
    Julian Rouas
    Caswell Massey
    Crabtree & Evelyn

  • Cubby says:

    This is such an incredible list. I have been trying to find out info to gather up Vegan/Animal friendly colognes for ages! Thank you for listing these for us! I may just have to purchase all of these and make a youtube video for my fragrance blog. I already have the Le Labo one, so I am off to a good start! You guys should check out my blog and youtube channel! I am excited to have a Special Vegan Cologne episode up soon! 🙂

  • simon_peta says:

    Aveda for men??

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