cosmetics

Big News! Unilever Halts Animal Testing Worldwide on ALL Dove Products [by Jackie Day]

ShareHot on the heels of California’s ban on cosmetics tested on animals, Unilever just announced that Dove products will no longer be tested on animals, worldwide! “Animal testing for cosmetics has been banned in the EU since 2013, and we hope that an adoption of similar bans in other countries will accelerate the regulatory acceptance of alternative approaches and thereby… Read more →

It’s OFFICIAL! California Governor Signs Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act into LAW! [by Jackie Day]

ShareWhile most of the attention was focused on chaos at the national level, something truly wonderful just happened at the state level today: California’s Governor Jerry Brown just signed SB 1249, the Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act into LAW! As I mentioned earlier, CA SB 1249 passed the CA Assembly unanimously, and the senate concurred.  All we were waiting on was… Read more →

California BANS the Sale of Cosmetics Tested on Animals! Bill Passes Unanimously! [By Jackie Day]

ShareBREAKING: California lawmakers just passed SB 1249, the Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act!  The bill now heads to California Governor, Jerry Brown’s desk for signature! California State Assembly passed it unanimously, 80 to 0! And the Senate, concurred! Authored by CA Senator Cathleen Galgiani, and co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and Social Compassion in Legislation, SB 1249 will make… Read more →

Is California About To Ban The Sale of ALL Cosmetics Tested On Animals?

ShareLooks promising! A bill to prohibit the sale of cosmetics tested on animals was just introduced in the California State Senate! The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB 1249) was introduced by Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton) and comes on the heels of Hawaii introducing a similar bill last month. The act would make it unlawful for any cosmetic manufacturer to knowingly import… Read more →