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Is Avon Cruelty free? – Cruelty free beauty brands in skincare and cosmetics – Beauty Article

Natura Acquires Avon in 2020 As a former Avon lady in the early 90’s I found it relevant that I report on Avon and its claims. Natura & Co Holding S.A. and Avon Products, Inc. have announced that they have received all regulatory approvals required to complete Natura & Co’s acquisition of Avon Products, Inc., paving the way for the closing of the transaction expected on 3 January 2020.This will result in the creation of the world’s fourth-largest beauty company,…

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The Humane Cosmetics Act. Will the U.S. Finally Ban Animal Testing for Cosmetics? – Beauty Article

In a newly issued statement, the Humane Society of the United States underlined the re-introduction of H.R. 2790, or the Humane Cosmetics Act, to the U.S. Congress. The bill would ban, with certain exceptions, the testing of animals for cosmetic products and ingredients in the United States and prohibit the import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals anywhere else in the world.  Cosmetics tests on animals are not only unnecessary and ineffective, they also involve serious animal suffering. Animals…

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Is Benefit Cruelty Free? – Discover cruelty free beauty brands in skincare and cosmetics – Beauty Article

Benefit Cosmetics is one of those brands that everyone seems to think is cruelty free. I did some research to find out. In order to qualify as cruelty-free, a product cannot “allow, conduct, commission, or pay for tests on animals for its ingredients, formulations, or finished products anywhere in the world.” Does Benefit Cosmetics do animal testing? From the Benefit Cosmetics website: Our products are made in Europe and for imported cosmetics, the Chinese health authorities order some test on animals:…

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Is CeraVe cruelty free ? – Beauty Article

Cosmetics animal testing is a horribly cruel practice in which animals such as beagles and most often rabbits, are subject to allergy tests in the mucous membranes such as eyes, nose and mouth. These chemicals can cause irritation, burning, and corrosion of the eyes and skin such as in the infamous Draize test. What’s more, 50 percent of all animals die in lethal dose tests. That’s how horrible it is. There are a host of non-animal and more humane ways to conduct the same sorts of research, and many readily…

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SynDaver, state-of-the-art technology, dog model replaces animal testing. – Beauty Article

SynDaver is one more reason why we don’t have to test on live animals. SynDaver is the world’s leading manufacturer of synthetic humans, and in an effort to solve the outdated and controversial issue surrounding live animal testing, the company has invented its synthetic skinless breed of dog — the SynDaver Synthetic Canine. (Not a real dog!)  The purpose is to replace live animals and even living patients during a wide variety of medical tests, training, and studies The SynDaver Synthetic Canine. SynDaver…

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Is Cetaphil cruelty free? Is Cetaphil a Cruelty free alternative? – – Beauty Article

Is Cetaphil cruelty free? As gentle as it gets?   Galderma S.A. is who owns Cetaphil. a pharmaceutical subsidiary specializing in the research, development and marketing of dermatological treatments. They also own Proactiv an animal testing brand. Many of cetaphil products are manufactured in France. In 2014, France received a C out of possible grades A, B, C, D, E, F, G on World Animal Protection’s Animal Protection Index. In 2014 France was reported not to have responded to funding of animal alternatives according…

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Cruelty Free Alternatives and Dupes for NARS Makeup – – Beauty Article

NARS was once a cruelty-free brand. No longer. Unfortunately, they updated their animal testing policy to reflect their decision to join the Chinese market. Now NARS is going to test on animals where required by law, meaning they are no longer cruelty-free. For cruelty-free alternatives and dupes for NARS makeup, check out: Pixi does not test on animals, nor do they have any other parties, such as suppliers, conduct any animal testing on our behalf. Creator Petra Strand has 20+ years experience as…

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Is ELEMIS cruelty free? L’OCCITANE Acquires ELEMIS for $900 Million – – Beauty Article

L’Occitane International S.A. is an international group that manufactures and retails beauty and well-being products. A global leader in the premium beauty market, the Group  is present in 90 countries. It owns five brands – L’OCCITANE en Provence, Melvita, Erborian, L’OCCITANE au Brésil and LimeLife by Alcone. They also provide Hotel Amenities. By the list of countries they sell to,  Asia is their forte’ with China at the top of the list. Heaven only knows what the rest of the Asian…

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SC Johnson Signs Agreement to Acquire Sun Bum – – Beauty Article

Sun Bum is a lifestyle brand of sun protection formulas for the outdoors enthusiast. The brand includes not only spf products but hair care and lip care products. SC Johnson announced that it signed an agreement to acquire the brand. In addition, the acquisition is also set to include the Baby Bum collection of sun protection and baby care products, the companies said. Prior to this Sun Bum’s claims were that they are paraben-free and most importantly, are cruelty free (i.e. not tested…

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Unilever has acquired Tatcha. Unilever is a big company big on animal testing. – – Beauty Article

Unilever has acquired Tatcha for a reported US $500 Million. © 2018. All Rights Reserved. Do not reproduce or republish content without permission. “Prestige skin-care company Tatcha has been acquired by Unilever in a deal that reportedly “approaches $500 million,” according to WWD. The exact terms of the deal were not disclosed.”  Customer favorites include the luxurious Luminous Dewy Skin Mist, The Silk Canvas primer, The Water Cream moisturizer, and The Deep Cleanse Exfoliating Cleanser. Victoria Tsai, Founder of…

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Is Almay Cruelty Free? 2019 – – Beauty Article

The Latest on Almay. Are they Cruelty Free or Not? © 2018. All Rights Reserved. Please do not reproduce or republish content without permission. Almay’s claim is that they are clean and hypoallergenic. That doesn’t translate to being cruelty free. They also claim to be cruelty free. Do they say ingredients manufacturers they buy from do not test? This is very important. They can say they are cruelty free but if they are buying ingredients to put in their products they…

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