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