Charlotte Tilbury & Physician’s Formula are no Longer Cruelty Free, Selling Products in Mainland China
Two companies that have recently come to my attention have started selling products in China are Charlotte Tilbury and Physician's Formula. Since I exclusively use products that are cruelty free, I felt it was only right to update my readers and my cruelty free guide to reflect these latest discoveries. I learned about these through Ethical Elephant and Cruelty Free Kitty, two excellent sources for information. So, what is the deal with each of these?…View Post
Wet n Wild is no Longer Cruelty Free, Exposed for Selling Products in Mainland China
This month I've been taking a break from my blog mainly due to crazy work schedule and mental health, but I wanted to hop on quickly to give an update surrounding Wet n Wild. As news has been circulating the beauty community of their products being seen on in-store displays in Mainland China. I first saw this on Instagram from the user crueltyfreekitty. I wanted to make sure all the facts were straight before I posted anything in regards to the matter as there are cases where products are sold without brands' permissions. And Wet n Wild has been very vocal about the fact that they are cruelty free for years and even the desire to go completely vegan with their products.…View Post
China Updates Animal Testing Policy, Are They Cruelty Free Now?
Something that has been a buzz in the cruelty-free community within the last few days is the news that China has changed some laws regarding animal testing. Now the headlines are a bit deceptive as they make it sound like they are ending the laws that require animal testing on cosmetics. Which unfortunately is not true. They have however made some progress but it’s not to a level where if any brand that sells in China is now suddenly cruelty free. So, I thought since we’re all about cruelty-free cosmetics here on my blog I would go over what exact those changes are and what it all means.…View Post
Guide to Cruelty-Free Cosmetics: How to Get Involved?
Next up in “Guide to Cruelty-Free Cosmetics” is how to get involved in getting brands to become cruelty free. This is sort of how the entire idea for doing this series came to mind for me. That being Covergirl pulling out of the Chinese market and changing their animal testing policy to not do it. And that’s going to send ripples through the industry, one way or the other depending on how it goes. So, in part, as a cruelty-free community we need to ensure it goes well so other brands get the message.…View Post
Guide to Cruelty-Free Cosmetics: Being a Cruelty-Free Brand & Accreditation
Next in our Guide to Cruelty-Free Cosmetics series, we’re going to be discussing what it takes to be cruelty-free, how they can be certified and best resources for finding those brands.…View Post
Guide to Cruelty-Free Cosmetics: The History of Animal Testing
Over the next few weeks I’m going to be doing a lot of posts on animal testing and why going cruelty free is the way everyone should go in a mini series I'm titling "Guide to Cruelty-Free Cosmetics." And why there should be an overall ban on animal testing. So, let’s begin with the history of animal testing, and why it’s a relic of the past that needs to be ended as there are so many easier and cheaper ways to test products that don’t involve animals.…View Post