China ends mandatory animal testing for cosmetics

It’s time to celebrate another massive step forward in the cosmetic industry. As of this week, China will no longer use animal testing as a requirement in the production of cosmetics. As of today (Monday), the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) stopped requiring tests for ordinary cosmetics such as skincare, makeup, hair products andContinue reading “China ends mandatory animal testing for cosmetics”

The Ladies Behind the Slow Fashion Movement

Imagine waking up at 4 o’clock in the morning and going to work, knowing you will not come home for another 14 hours, possibly longer. Spending your entire day choking on the fumes behind your section of the factory, lucky to have an inch of room between the machines were you can slide your smallContinue reading “The Ladies Behind the Slow Fashion Movement”

My cruelty free skincare routine

Skincare is an extremely important part of my routine. At least, now it is. A few years ago I spoke to a customer assistant in Lush who was of Asian origin and we were discussing how, stereotypically, women of Asian ethnicity, 9.5 out of 10, times have the most beautiful skin. Coincidence? Maybe. But sheContinue reading “My cruelty free skincare routine”