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Actress Thora Birch Calls for an End to Animal Testing in the American Beauty Industry

Monica Engebretson | Posted 07.23.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

Ultimately, it is in the best interest of the American beauty industry for the United States to catch up on this issue. Harmonizing global cosmetics testing regulations would enable each product to have one safety dossier that would be universally accepted.

California Calls on US Congress to End Cosmetics Testing on Animals

Monica Engebretson | Posted 08.19.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

This week the California Legislature with overwhelming bipartisan support passed Senate Joint Resolution 22, titled the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Resolut...

Beauty Buzzwords Decoded

Emilie Davidson Hoyt | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Emilie Davidson Hoyt

I wanted to address frequently asked questions about common ingredients and environmental terms, so you can feel confident in choosing the best beauty products for your lifestyle.

Switched at Birth Star Vanessa Marano Wants You to Switch to Cruelty-free Cosmetics

Monica Engebretson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Monica Engebretson

In the last 20 years many cosmetics companies have reduced or eliminated their use of animals for cosmetics testing in favor of modern non-animal alternatives. The trick is finding the ones that have eliminated all animal testing.

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.

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...

Is Your Nail Polish Made Up Of Crushed Beetles?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

One of our go-to tricks when our manicure starts to chip is to add a swipe of metallic nail polish. Not only does it conceal, but it kicks up our simp...