Procter & Gamble, one of the world’s top cosmetics brands, wants to end global cosmetic animal testing by 2023. The global consumer goods giant announced today that it joined the #BeCrueltyFree campaign launched by animal rights nonprofit, Humane Society International (HSI). Procter & Gamble owns a total of 19 cosmetics companies, including Olay, Old Spice, […]
Your favorite ’90s shampoo brand just stopped testing on animals. Herbal Essences, owned by major consumer goods brand Procter & Gamble, will no longer conduct tests on animals for its products. Although it’s sold in China, international animal rights organization PETA (People for the Ethical treatment of Animals) notes that the company has worked within […]
In a milestone victory for animal rights activists around the world, Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to ban the sale of fur. The new ordinance, backed today by the City Council, as reported by the LA Times. The Tuesday vote was not unanimous, so the law will come back to […]
Cruelty-free cosmetics retailer Lush has launched vegan protein shampoos made with chickpea juice, also called aquafaba. Aquafaba is the dense liquid that chickpeas have been cooked in. It’s naturally full of protein and saponin and shares many properties with egg white, particularly its ability to thicken blends, meaning it can be used as an alternative […]
Is it possible to finish Bethesda’s award-winning RPG The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim as a vegan character? Just about. PCGames author Cian Maher gave it a try with a run as a cruelty-free high elf named Joaquin, perhaps a nod to the vegan actor, and documented his attempt. Maher started the game by opting for […]
Canadian outerwear brand Quartz Co. has launched a new vegan down jacket insulated with milkweed, aka the food of monarch butterfly caterpillars. The new jackets – made in collaboration with Altitude Sports and the Monark Cooperative – are durable, functional, breathable, and available in parka styles. According to Quartz Co., cultivating milkweed, “silk of America,” […]
CBD is one of the hottest wellness trends of the year. Short for cannabidiol, CBD is a non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant, meaning it won’t get you high. Its growing list of health benefits are said to address a wide range of concerns, ranging from anxiety and insomnia to helping to alleviate chronic pain and […]