Tag: cruelty-free cosmetics

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

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics & Guide to Reading Labels

Hello everyone, my name is Sarah Henderson and I am the author of iHealthMarket.com, you can check out my latest publication here. I am sure you are all aware that in 2013 a new law was passed in Europe prohibiting animal testing to be used on...
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October 15, 2014By 6 Comments

Pin Up Cosmetics Review

I love discovering new vegan beauty brands (hence VBR’s vbr-y-ness), and when I find products that are handmade and local, I get extra tingly, warm fuzzies. This is the case with Pin Up Cosmetics, an SF-based artisan natural and vegan...
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July 17, 2014By 2 Comments

Milani & Jordana Cosmetics Go Cruelty-Free!

What’s up party people! I’m coming at you with some fierce news. You can now slap down your hard earned greenbacks for 2 more cosmetics companies! PETA just confirmed that Milani Cosmetics and Jordana Cosmetics have joined the list of cruelty-free...
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June 18, 2014By 13 Comments

China Plans to Phase Out Cosmetics Animal Testing!

Sweet, celebratory news from HSUS: China’s Food & Drug Administration has announced that starting June 2014, China plans to remove its mandatory animal testing for domestically manufactured cosmetic products! This is so HUGE, I can’t...
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November 8, 2013By 4 Comments

Cruelty-Free Shopping in A Nutshell

Since you’re already on this site, I think it’s safe to assume you already have a soft spot for animals. By shopping cruelty-free, you’re helping save animals and using your purchasing power to increase the demand for more compassionate...
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November 5, 2013By Leave A Comment!

New Mineral Makeup Line from Pacifica

I’ve been head over heels in love with Pacifica for forevs, peeps! Their lotions, body butters, solid and rolly-ball perfumes are some of my all-time faves. I was beyond giddy to find out they recently launched an all-natural mineral make...
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October 16, 2013By 8 Comments

India Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetics!

The times, they are a-changin’! In March of this year, the E.U. banned the sale of all animal-tested cosmetics, and just a few days ago, news broke that India has followed suit!! India is the first Asian country to ban animal testing for...
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June 30, 2013By 1 Comment

My LUSH Love List!

All right, Lushies, get ready to swoon over the latest and greatest vegan LUSH goodies. Yahooooooey! Since ChristmaHanukkahHanzFranz&Kwanzaaka is just a hop, skip, jump and booty slap away, there’s no time like the present to hook...
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November 29, 2011By 5 Comments

Primed for Perfection with Tarte

Tarte has long been recognized as an eco-friendly brand—for the most part. They sell a good number of vegan products, but it’s not their main focus. If they need to use a non-vegan ingredient, they simply label it as such instead of actually...
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August 30, 2011By 2 Comments

Vegan vs. Cruelty-Free

I wanted to post about this because I think there may be some confusion as to what these terms mean in the world of beauty products and whether or not they are mutually exclusive. Bottom line: Cruelty-free products are not always vegan. On the...
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August 29, 2011By 5 Comments

My Current LUSH Obsessions

LUSH is my BFF. Whenever I need a quick beauty pick-me-up, I head straight to my LUSH stash for some much-needed pamperin’ & TLC. These LUSHtastic goodies are my current faves: Shimmy Shimmy Sparkle Bar, $6.95: First of all, I’m...
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July 26, 2011By 5 Comments
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