Guide to Cruelty-Free Cosmetics: Researching Brands
In the last post of this mini-series we're going to be going over how to research brands to determine if they are cruelty-free or not. This is typically how I approach brands when I'm doing my own research for my guide. Any new brand I come across I typically ask the same questions but before I reach out to their customer support team I always make sure I do research into the company first as I might get one or two of the questions answered on my own. But it still is a good idea to ask just to make sure everything lines up to what you're seeing elsewhere.…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