Companies That Test On Animals

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The companies in bold are the ones that really surprised me. Some of these brands I happen to use just about everyday. Some I just just can’t stay away from, but most I will stay away from and stop supporting their company.

Acuvue (Contacts – Costco)

Air Wick (Drugstores)

Always (Pads – Drugstores)

Aquafresh (Toothpaste, Teeth Whitening – Drugstores)

Arm & Hammer (Drugstores)

Aussie (Hair Products – Drugstores)

Aveeno (Skin Care – Drugstores)

Avon Products, Inc. (Makeup)

Band-Aid (Drugstores)

Braun (Shavers – Drugstores)

Chapstick (Drugstores)

Christina Aguilera Perfumes

Clairol (Hair Color – Drugstores)

Clean and Clear (Skincare – Drugstores)

Clearasil (Skincare – Drugstores)

Clorox (Cleaning Supplies – Drugstores)

Covergirl (Cosmetics – Drugstore)

Crest (Toothpaste – Drugstores)

Dial Corporation (Soap – Drugstores)

DOLCE & GABBANA

Dove (Shower Products – Drugstores)

Downy (Cleaning Supplies – Drugstores)

Escada Frangrances

Essie (Nail Polish – Drugstores)

Estee Lauder

Febreze (Air Freshener – Drugstores)

Garnier (Hair Products – Drugstores)

Giorgio Armani (High-end Makeup)

Glad (Drugstore)

Glade (Drugstore)

Gucci Frangrances

Head & Shoulders

Helena Rubinstein

Herbal Essences (Hair Products – Drugstore)

Iams (Pet Food!!)

Johnson & Johnson

Kerastase (Hair Products – Drugstore)

Kiehl’s

L’Oreal USA

L’Occitane

Lacoste Fragrances

Lancome

Liquid Plumr (Drugstores)

Listerine (Drugstores)

Lubriderm (Drugstores)

Lysol

Mary Kay (Cosmetics)

Max Factor (Cosmetics)

Maybelline (Cosmetics – Drugstores)

Mr. Clean

Nair

Neutrogena

Olay

Old Spice

OPI

Oral -B

Shiseido Cosmetics

OxiClean

Pampers

Pantene

Pine-Sol

Pledge

Puffs

Purell

Purex

Raid

Ralph Lauren Fragrances

Redken

Rembrandt

ReNu (Contact Solution – Costco)

S.C. Johnson

Scoop Away

Scope (Mouthwash)

Secret (Deoderant)

Shu Uemura (Cosmetics)

Skintimate

Suave

Tide

Vaseline

Walgreens

Windex

 

Which ones surprised you the most? Which ones will you stop supporting? Which ones ones can’t you live without? Let me know in the comments below!

I can’t live without Acuvue (I wear contacts), Always (I love those pads), Band-Aid (for obvious reasons).

I was shocked that Maybelline, L’oreal, Febreze, Aveeno, Secret, Crest, Shu Uemera, Giorgio Armani, Chapstick, Arm & Hammer, Clorox, Garnier, etc. test on animals. I will stop supporting these companies from now on!


Beauty Companies Against Animal Testing

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A couple of days, I came across a YouTube video from one of my favorite companies, Lush. They did a real-life demonstration on what animal testing is like and how cruel and unusual it is. Watch this video.

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Shocking, right? After watching this video, I decided I had to do my part. I signed Lush’s petition here. I also came up with the idea to research and compile a list of the well-known companies that DON’T test on animals. I’m including makeup, skin care, and even clothing stores that sell perfumes or lotions. Here’s what I’ve found:

*When I put something in parentheses like (this) that means where you can find these companies in stores.

**When I put something in brackets like [this] that means that company owns the company that’s not in parentheses

Abercrombie & Fitch

Alba Botanica (Drugstore/Whole Foods)

Almay (Drugstore)

Amazing Cosmetics, Inc. (Sephora)

Anastasia Beverly Hills (Sephora)

Ardell International (Drugstore – Most famous for their false eyelashes)

Avalon Organics (Whole Foods)

Aveda [Estee Lauder]

Badger (Whole Foods)

Bare Escentuals [Shiseido] (Sephora, Ulta)

Bath & Body Works

Benefit Cosmetics (Sephora, Ulta)

Bobbi Brown (Sephora)

Burt’s Bees [Clorox]

butter LONDON (Nail Polish)

C.O. Bigelow (Bath & Body Works)

Carmex (Drugstore)

China Glaze (Nail Polish – Sally Beauty Supply)

Clinique (Sephora)

Dessert Essence (Whole Foods)

Dr. Hauschka (Whole Foods)

Eco Tools (Target)

E.L.F. Cosmetics (Target)

Gosh Cosmetics

Hard Candy (Drugstore)

Hello Kitty (Sephora)

Henri Bendel

Hourglass Cosmetics (Sephora)

IT Cosmetics

Illamasqua (Sephora)

Jack Black (Sephora)

Josie Maran (Sephora)

Kate Spade Beauty

Kiss My Face (Drugstores, Whole Foods)

Laura Mercier (Sephora)

Liz Clairborne (JC Penny)

LUSH Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics

Milani Cosmetics

Murad, Inc.

Nature’s Gate (Whole Foods)

Newman’s Own Organics (Whole Foods)

Nordstrom Cosmetics

Nubar Cosmetics

NYX Cosmetics (Ulta)

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Inc.

Organix Hair (Drugstore)

Orly International (Drugstore)

Paul Mitchell Systems

Physicians Formula (Drugstore)

Pureology [L'Oreal]

Revlon (Drugstores)

Sally Hansen (Drugstores)

Seche (Nail Polish)

Seventh Generation (Whole Foods)

Slatkin & Co. (Bath & Body Works)

Smashbox Cosmetics

SpaRitual

Stila Cosmetics (Sephora)

Tarte Cosmetics (Sephora)

Too Faced Cosmetics (Sephora, Ulta)

The Body Shop [L'Oreal]

Tom’s of Maine [Colgate-Palmolive] (Whole Foods, Target)

Trader Joe’s Company

Urban Decay

Victoria’s Secret

wet n wild (Wal Mart)

Whole Foods Market, 365

Yes To Carrots (Drugstores)

Zara

Zoya (Nail Polish)

In my next blog post, I will be compiling a list of well-known beauty companies that DO test on animals. These companies you SHOULD stay away from. This list will be up next week.

Are there any companies that I missed? Let me know in the comments below, and I will happily add it to the list!

Any of these companies you’ve never heard of? Check them out! You might be surprised with the results.

 

 

 

 


An Obsession: (Part 1) Hunger Games

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If you saw the amazing spectacle of a movie, Hunger Games, watch this video. You’ll laugh ’til your sides hurt!

If you’re in love with Peeta like I was just by watching the movie. (Don’t worry, I’ve read the books! And I loved Peeta when I read the books!) You will appreciate this picture set.

And we can’t forget the head-strong female that takes the series by storm, Katniss.

 

And for those Everlark shippers and fans.