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Animal Testing Cosmetics

Animal Lives for Cosmetics? The Price is Wrong.

Monica Engebretson | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Monica Engebretson

Like many children of the '80s, I grew up watching the show and Barker's closing message made an impression on me because, like most kids, I loved animals. But it was something else that Bob Barker did that had a profound impact on me.

Will South Korea Be the Next Country to Beat the United States in Ending Cosmetics Testing on Animals?

Monica Engebretson | Posted 03.08.2015 | World
Monica Engebretson

It's quite rare to have consumers, business, animal advocates and international governments all beating the same drum, but that is exactly the situation we are increasingly finding ourselves in. Let's make 2015 the year that the U.S. starts marching to the cruelty-free cosmetics beat.

Brazil to End Most Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Monica Engebretson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

Cruelty Free International launched our Brazil office and campaign for a ban on cruel animal tests for cosmetics and toiletries just nine months ago. And after a whirlwind campaign, the Congress last night voted that most cosmetics tests must now be carried out without the use of animals.

Big Bang Theory Actor Kunal Nayyar Hopes You Will Join Him to Help Animals

Monica Engebretson | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

Kunal Nayyar, who plays astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali, won audiences' hearts early on in the series with his compassionate, caring and sympathetic attitude toward his friends. His character may be fictional, but those compassionate traits transfer to reality.

Will California Continue to be a National Leader in the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Debate?

Monica Engebretson | Posted 06.08.2014 | Green
Monica Engebretson

With SJR 22, California can continue to be a leader in ensuring that modern humane alternative tests are at the heart of ensuring US consumers' safety.

Celebrating the First Anniversary of the EU Ban On Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Monica Engebretson | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

This month, Cruelty Free International celebrated the one year anniversary of the historic complete ban on marketing of animal-tested cosmetics in all...

Actress Lori Singer Teams Up With Cruelty Free International to Help End Cosmetics Testing on Animals

Monica Engebretson | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Monica Engebretson

If you grew up in the 80's chances are you were crazy about the film Footloose (I owned the soundtrack...on vinyl). Chances also are, if you were a t...

Want to Improve Medical Research? Cut Out the Animals!

Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H. | Posted 09.10.2013 | Science
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H.

Despite the fact that millions of animals are used in experiments each year, we have rarely actually scrutinized the data on animal experiments to determine how relevant they are for human diseases and for improving our lives.

Shiseido Ends Animal Testing Ahead Of EU Ban

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.04.2013 | Style

With the European Union's new ban just around the corner, Shiseido has officially ended animal testing for its products. According to Women's Wear Dai...

European Union Bans Cosmetic Testing On Animals

Posted 02.06.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Starre Vartan: The European Coalition to End Animal Experiments has something to celebrate this winter; after years (2...

WATCH: Artist Endures Animal Testing In Cosmetics Protest

Posted 04.26.2012 | Green

How far would you go to protest animal testing in cosmetics and other consumer products? A performance artist in London recently agreed to undergo pro...