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Why We Can’t Let Brands Like NARS or Benefit Get Away With Animal Testing in China

Some brands are cruelty-free, and some test on animals. Out of the brands who test on animals, some do so because they sell their products in mainland China, where animal testing is…

Charlotte Tilbury Is Now Owned By A Parent Company That Isn’t Cruelty-Free

This year, there were rumors of Charlotte Tilbury selling her company. Among the interested buyers were Unilever, L’Oreal, and Shiseido. In the end, it was Puig who acquired a majority stake in…

Looking For A Cruelty-Free Alternative To Swiffer? We Finally Found One

After moving recently, I was on the lookout for new cleaning products. As you know, good cruelty-free cleaning products are among the hardest to find when ditching animal testing. This is because…

Burt’s Bees and Korres: Back On Our Cruelty-Free List

Burt’s Bees and Korres were both moved to the grey area in the past due to potentially selling in mainland China. Since then, we’ve reached out to the companies and there are…

7 Biggest Red Flags That A Brand Might Test On Animals

Finding out if brands are truly cruelty-free isn’t always straightforward. I’ve been vetting the cruelty-free status of brands for over 5 years. Along the way I’ve learned a few tricks that might…

The Ultimate Guide To Shopping Cruelty-Free On A Budget

When going cruelty-free, one of the main concerns you might have is how expensive cruelty-free products can be. This is not entirely true, as there are now many affordable brands to choose…

Why PETA-Approved Brands Who Sell In China Are Not Cruelty-Free (Dove, Herbal Essences, Garnier)

For the past few years, many big brands have been getting certified cruelty-free by PETA. These brands are owned by conglomerates such as Unilever, L’Oreal, or Procter & Gamble. I’ve been getting…

What To Do With Your Animal-Tested Products When Going Cruelty-Free

When I went cruelty-free, I discovered that nearly half of my makeup and skincare collection was tested on animals. That’s a lot of product! I felt disgusted and guilty for having purchased…

Cruelty-Free Sunscreen Guide 2020 (Affordable Options For Face And Body)

Sunscreen should be an essential part of every person’s skincare regimen. Wearing sunscreen is the best protection against skin cancer, not to mention that it keeps your skin looking young. Whether you’re…

What Does Cruelty-Free Mean? (Watch Out For Common Misconceptions)

The definition of “cruelty-free” might seem like it’s subjective, but it’s actually cut and dry when it comes to cosmetics. Simply put, it refers to the lack of animal testing. Cruelty-free differs…

The Truth Behind 9 Common Ethical Claims

Ethical consumerism is on the rise, which means brands are catering to this new trend. This also means we need to be vigilant when it comes to the claims and labels we…

12 Cruelty-Free Self-Tanners For An Easy Sunless Tan This Summer

Summer’s here, and I’ve been getting a lot of questions regarding cruelty-free self-tanners. Since many options you see in drugstores or department stores are tested on animals, you might believe there’s slim…