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Avon, Mary Kay and Estee Lauder resume animal testing
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#1 JustSmileAndNod

Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:49 AM

Why would they start testing on animals again when they haven't for so long? I personally am going to boycott these companies. Add it to the list! (L'Oreal etc).

#2 Expelliarmus

Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:54 AM

Seriously? Idiots.

#3 JustSmileAndNod

Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:56 AM

It's ridiculous. Every time I find a product I like I find out this information. I have just had to swap to aldi washing powder as I found out OMO tests on animals (how the washing powder affects their eyes). Sigh.

#4 Expelliarmus

Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:59 AM

I was just reading that some companies have had their leaping bunny revoked because of the Chinese market. Have they actually resumed, or is it just that they are no longer certified? (in China cosmetics must be tested on animals)

#5 Kya

Posted 28 December 2012 - 12:04 PM

My beautician has stopped selling Dermalogica, as they have also started testing on animals. She said it was so that they can sell in China where testing on animals is a requirement. It is very sad if extending their profits, by selling in China, leads to a resurgence in such an unethical practice.

Edited by Kya, 28 December 2012 - 12:06 PM.


#6 Peridot

Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:31 PM

They started again in February or march didn't they?

#7 Maple Leaf

Posted 28 December 2012 - 05:20 PM

That's shocking.

I have a whole list of things I avoid and now will add that to the list. Thanks for letting us know about Omo too.

Edited by Maple Leaf, 28 December 2012 - 05:21 PM.


#8 my2prettyangels

Posted 28 December 2012 - 05:33 PM

Beware that some companies claim to not test on animals but they may only be referring to the final product - the individual ingredients may still be tested on animals sad.gif  

http://www.choosecrueltyfree.org.au/cruelt...uelty-free-list





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