Tag: cruelty-free

DIY Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics RTW Lip Tars

Guest post by Natacha Cole. Do you still have the wildly popular Lip Tars from Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (OCC) in their original packaging lying around? I do. Even before they launched their user-friendly RTW (ready-to-wear) version of...
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August 23, 2016By Leave A Comment!

Announcing 2016’s Lush Prize, A Fund Helping Eradicate Animal Testing

For the last 20 years, Lush has been fighting the cruel and ineffective practice of testing cosmetics on animals, and in 2012 they created the Lush Prize with the goal to completely eradicate the use of animals in all chemical testing. Every...
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July 13, 2016By Leave A Comment!

Obama Signs Bill to Minimize Animal Testing

Jason Snyder/CC BY 2.0 EeeEee, animal lovers, it’s time celebrate a huge victory in the U.S. – yesterday President Barack Obama signed a new chemical safety law that is intended to protect Americans, our land, and our waters from...
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June 23, 2016By 1 Comment

Congress Moves to Limit Animal Testing in U.S.

Jason Snyder/CC BY 2.0 Omg, you guys, is a path to end animal testing in sight? Last Tuesday, the Senate gave final approval to a bill that will revamp government regulation of toxic chemicals, and it’s currently making its way to President...
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June 13, 2016By 2 Comments

Australia to Ban Cosmetics Testing on Animals!

Amazing breaking news from Humane Society International (HSI) – Cosmetics testing on animals will be banned in Australia by July next year! The Coalition government, the Labor Party and the Green Party have all committed to ending cosmetics...
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June 9, 2016By 2 Comments

Eco&more Becomes First Chinese Company to Join PETA’s Cruelty-Free List

Last year, China introduced a new rule for domestic cosmetics companies, giving them the option to bypass animal testing for their products. The first company to step up to the plate is Shanghai-based personal-care company Eco&more. They...
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December 1, 2015By 1 Comment

Senator Stewart Olsen Launches #BeCrueltyFree Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing and Trade in Canada

Humane Society International and Animal Alliance of Canada worked closely with the Senator to make this legislation a reality Montréal (June 18, 2015): Today Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen (Conservative – New Brunswick) launched a bill to prohibit...
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June 18, 2015By 1 Comment

Eva Mendes’ Beauty Line CIRCA Is Cruelty-Free

Cruelty-free cosmetics are taking over! The latest Hollywood beauty to jump on the kindness train is stunner Eva Mendes. Her new line CIRCA hovers at $15 and under (diggity-dope) and will be available at Walgreens. Say what? It’s affordable...
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Take Our Vegan Beauty Poll

VBR is always curious about what’s on our readers minds, so we’d like to ask y’all:...
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May 11, 2015By Leave A Comment!

The Dilemma: Cruelty-Free Brands Owned by Companies That Animal Test

Nothing bursts a happiness bubble like discovering one of your beloved cruelty-free brands has been or is about to be acquired by a power hungry, gigundo mothah corporation that doesn’t seem to give a sh*t about our furry friends. Even...
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April 21, 2015By 22 Comments

Taiwan Legislator & #BeCrueltyFree Taiwan Launch Bill to End Cosmetics Animal Testing

#BeCrueltyFree urges Taiwan to be first East Asian country to ban cosmetics cruelty TAIPEI (17 April 2015) – Today at the Legislative Yuan (Taiwan’s Parliament), Legislator Wang YuMin and the Taiwan SPCA (for the #BeCrueltyFree Taiwan campaign),...
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April 17, 2015By Leave A Comment!

New Zealand Bans Cosmetics Animal Testing

I’m super duper excited to share the news that the government of New Zealand is about to ban animal testing for “finished cosmetic products and their ingredients.” That’s HUGE!!! The amendment to the Animal Welfare...
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March 31, 2015By 1 Comment

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