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Why Arbonne?

Recently I signed up as an Independent Consultant for Arbonne.  Now as you all know, I am always on the lookout for cruelty-free, vegetarian (preferably vegan), natural and ethical personal care products.   464 more words

Animal Testing

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)


PETA stands for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and was founded in 1980 by Ingrid Newkirk, an animal rights activist. It is a non-profit charitable organization and the largest animal rights organization in the world. 771 more words

Animal Testing

Cruelty Free International (were BUAV)

Cruelty Free International (were British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection or BUAV)


Established in 1898, they began life as the ‘British Union’ when it was founded at a public meeting in Bristol, UK on June 14th 1898 by… 809 more words

Animal Testing

Cruelty-Free or not Cruelty-Free, that is the question...

The use of animals in testing, in particular, cosmetic testing on animals,  is particularly controversial.  Scientists question the legitimacy of it, arguing that some of the tests are outdated and that they cannot reliably predict the effects in humans.   338 more words

Animal Testing

Smartphone Apps Enable Consumers To Shop Cruelty-Free (And Bite-Back At Companies That Test On Animals)

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

Despite available alternatives, millions of animals are subjected to cruel and unnecessary experiments for cosmetics. In Canada, although the law requires that animals be used for medical testing, animals are not required for cosmetics testing. 834 more words

Leave Rudolph alone

If you’re anything like me, Christmas decorations going up in shop windows and gift catalogues coming through the door have largely failed to grab your attention, let alone capture your imagination. 1,718 more words

Animal Welfare