Lazy Sundays 💖 Laying in bed and wondering why you haven’t gone cruelty-free in 2020 yet 🤔✨
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(📸 via @niu.body)

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I love you all for going vegan! ✨ Happy Valentine’s Day! 💕 (via @sassyspudshop)

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What can I say..? I’m just a hopeless ramen-tic! 🍜
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(📸 via @vegan.meme)

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“It’s not about being perfect! And we don’t know any vegans who walk around saying that they are, or that they cause zero harm. Veganism doesn’t mean causing ZERO harm (that would be delusional)... but it definitely means causing a lot less of it!! And causing LESS harm than before (before being vegan) is definitely worth celebrating and continuing to advocate for.

Don’t let the vegan haters get you down. Usually the people pointing their fingers and trying to find a flaw in veganism are the ones who simply don’t understand it or don’t know what it takes to stand for something.” (Words by @vegan_boss, 📸 via @unmeatfuture)

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Show your love & support for vegan businesses in the comments by @ tagging some of your fave brands so we can follow and discover them too! 💚 (📸 via @brightzine)

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A quick and easy way to find out if your shoes are VEGAN and whether they were made from animal OR non-animal materials! 👠🌿
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Once you know, you'll never forget! ✨ I've been using this guide for YEARS now and it has saved me so much time and hassle! 💗
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Swipe 👈🏻 to see what each symbol means and which ones are considered vegan materials! 🌱
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NOTE: This pictogram does NOT guarantee whether the glue used contain animal products, please contact the shoe manufacturer/companies to inquire about the source of their glue.
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Shoes: old from @callitspring

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Never too late for a fresh start ✨ doing something is better than doing nothing 🌱
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I had failed to meet my personal goals to living minimally and more sustainably this month, but I will keep trying to do better — even if it means making some mistakes along the way! 🌎 (via @createcultivate)

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bunnies are for cuddling, not for testing 💉🚫🐇 #endanimaltesting (via @veryfatrabbit)

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My FAVE natural + cruelty-free skincare product of the month is hands-down this @juicebeauty #StemCellular Vinifera Replenishing Oil 🌿 It's an ahhhmazing multi-tasker -- I use it as BOTH a daytime primer and also at night for extra hydration, which is much-needed during the cold winter season 🍇
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'Juice Beauty's STEM CELLULAR™ Vinifera Replenishing Oil is ideal for normal to dry complexions and especially beneficial for skin showing the signs of aging including fine lines and wrinkles.'
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This product is cruelty-free, vegan, and formulated without parabens, petroleum, propylene or butylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfates, pesticides, phthalates, artificial dyes or synthetic fragrances.
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Does Spectro Test On Animals? or Cruelty-Free?

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Does Spectro Test on Animals?Spectro skincare products are unfortunately not cruelty-free where their parent company, GlaxoSmithKline admits to testing their products’ ingredients on animals.

Spectro is a Canadian brand most notably known for their acne-fighting facial cleansers and moisturizers. They have confirmed that Spectro products are only available in Canada however in the same email response, they also state they test on animals only when no alternative is available.

We appreciate and understand your concern regarding our policies on animal testing.

GSK CH is dedicated to developing novel therapeutic agents and drugs for use in the prevention, management, and cure of human ailments and diseases. GSK CH is an  OTC(over-the-counter) organization; therefore most of the products we market are unlikely to be new chemical entities.

Most of our products’ ingredients have a well-established medicinal use with recognized efficacy and an acceptable level of safety as detailed in published literature.  Therefore animal testing would be largely unnecessary.

Animals are only used when no alternative is available. GSK supports and participates in an ongoing program to develop alternatives to the use of animals in safety testing, and ensure the humane treatment of laboratory animals.

We are alert to all developments and are eager to implement alternative testing that is accepted by scientific, legal, and regulatory experts.

Our policies are not only established in accordance with Canadian regulations and the regulations of the companies with which we do business but also with a number of company wide policies. These policies are made freely available online at www.gsk.com. In summary, we are very sensitive to the issue. We take seriously our obligation to respect animal life and will continue to support efforts to develop alternative testing methods. 

Hundreds of companies already avoid using animals to test the safety of their products, ingredients, and formulations. Why can’t Spectro or GlaxoSmithKline get by doing the same?

Sadly, Spectro products are not cruelty-free. 

If you’re looking for similar cruelty-free facial products like Spectro, I highly recommend derma e and Avalon Organics.

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