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Vegan Beauty Basics (Quick & Easy Guide to Understand What Vegan Beauty Is)

Vegan Beauty Basics (Quick & Easy Guide to Understand What Vegan Beauty Is)

Posted on 4 min read

The ultimate starter’s guide to understanding what vegan beauty means and all your vegan beauty questions answered!

Buy or Boycott? Cruelty-Free Brands Owned by Parent Companies That Test on Animals

Buy or Boycott? Cruelty-Free Brands Owned by Parent Companies That Test on Animals

Posted on 7 min read

Should we support and buy from cruelty-free brands that are owned by parent company that tests on animals? like NYX, Urban Decay owned by L’Oreal

Cruelty-Free Checklist to Know if a Brand Tests on Animals or Not

Cruelty-Free Checklist to Know if a Brand Tests on Animals or Not

Posted on 4 min read

Our Cruelty-Free Checklist is a helpful tool and guide to use when researching whether a brand is cruelty-free or not

Is Carmine Vegan? | What Vegans Need to Know About Carmine

Is Carmine Vegan? | What Vegans Need to Know About Carmine

Posted on 3 min read

What is Carmine? and Is Carmine Vegan? Some consumer products including food and cosmetics may contain an ingredient called “carmine” which is surprisingly derived from insects..

What Does Cruelty-Free Mean in 2020?

What Does Cruelty-Free Mean in 2020?

Posted on 3 min read

What does cruelty-free mean in 2020? How do know which cosmetics companies are truly cruelty-free and don’t test on animals?

Cruelty-free vs. Vegan – What’s the Difference?

Cruelty-free vs. Vegan – What’s the Difference?

Posted on 5 min read

“Cruelty-Free” and “Vegan” cosmetics aren’t actually the same thing. Do you know the difference between Cruelty-Free vs. Vegan?

These Common Animal-Derived Ingredients Used in Cosmetics are Not Vegan

These Common Animal-Derived Ingredients Used in Cosmetics are Not Vegan

Posted on 6 min read

Here are some of the most common (and sometimes hidden) animal-derived ingredients and by-products that are lurking in our cosmetics today.

Did China Really End Animal Testing in 2019?

Did China Really End Animal Testing in 2019?

Posted on 3 min read

In the past few months, we’ve been hearing some news and changes in China’s animal testing requirements for cosmetics. But what exactly has changed? Does China no longer require cosmetics to be tested on animals in 2019? Let me break it down for you.

Understanding China’s Animal Testing Laws

Understanding China’s Animal Testing Laws

Posted on 2 min read

A practical guide to help you understand China’s animal testing laws.

5 Lies Your “Cruelty-free” Brand is Telling You

5 Lies Your “Cruelty-free” Brand is Telling You

Posted on 8 min read

Don’t get duped by these cruelty-free loopholes! “Cruelty-Free” is an unregulated label, any company can call their products!

Can We Trust All Brands that Claim to be Cruelty-Free?

Can We Trust All Brands that Claim to be Cruelty-Free?

Posted on 2 min read

If a company says they’re “Cruelty-free” or their products are labelled as “Not Tested on Animals”.. can we trust these claims? What are the “Cruelty-Free” labeling laws?

Are ‘Vegan’ Cosmetics the Same as ‘Cruelty-free’?

Are ‘Vegan’ Cosmetics the Same as ‘Cruelty-free’?

Posted on 2 min read

There is no regulation specifically defining or governing the use of the term “vegan” and “cruelty-free” for cosmetics. So what do these mean? Are they the same?

Cosmetics that are ‘Made in China’ — Require Animal Testing by Law?

Cosmetics that are ‘Made in China’ — Require Animal Testing by Law?

Posted on 2 min read

Do cosmetics that claim to be “made in China” require animal testing by law according to China’s animal testing laws in 2020?

11 Cruelty-free & Vegan Apps to Help You Shop and Eat Out

11 Cruelty-free & Vegan Apps to Help You Shop and Eat Out

Posted on 1 min read

Use these vegan apps to help you find and know if a product is cruelty-free or vegan! These vegan apps will help you go and stay vegan!

18 Cruelty-Free Brands Owned by a Company That Test on Animals

18 Cruelty-Free Brands Owned by a Company That Test on Animals

Posted on 8 min read

These cruelty-free beauty and household brands were acquired and now owned by a parent company that continues to test on animals.

Is This Brand Cruelty-Free? (Infographic)

Is This Brand Cruelty-Free? (Infographic)

Posted on 3 min read

Use this infographic and set of questions when doing your research of figuring out whether a brand is cruelty-free or not!

Cruelty-Free Mobile Apps – Find Products Not Tested on Animals

Cruelty-Free Mobile Apps – Find Products Not Tested on Animals

Posted on 3 min read

Use these 3 cruelty free apps to help you find products not tested on animals. Search, scan, and browse features available..

Cruelty-Free Canadian Online Beauty Shops

Cruelty-Free Canadian Online Beauty Shops

Posted on 3 min read

Shop cruelty free and vegan beauty products from this list of Canadian online shops.

9 Creative Ways to Help Spread the Cruelty-Free Message

9 Creative Ways to Help Spread the Cruelty-Free Message

Posted on 4 min read

Help end animal testing for cosmetics simply by spreading the cruelty-free message. Here are some creative ways to help animals in need!

Parent Company Animal Testing Explained

Parent Company Animal Testing Explained

Posted on 3 min read

What’s the big deal about parent company animal testing? and how does it affect your decision to choose cruelty-free products?