Cruelty-free skin care can be a challenging feat. Odds are, if a product is from China, then it’s not a cruelty-free product. This article from Independent tells you more about cruelty-free initiatives.
Cruelty-Free Skin Care Products You’ll Love
Shopping for skincare is overwhelming enough as it is with so many products vying for our hard-earned cash, but when you want to ensure that the cleanser you are buying is cruelty-free and maybe even vegan, you are even more likely to leave the store with a headache.
Testing on animals has been banned in the EU for nearly 15 years and, since March 2013, it has also been against the law to sell cosmetics products in the EU which have been newly tested on animals or contain ingredients that have been.
Nowadays, there are several skin care and makeup brands out in the market. All are vying for the consumer’s attention. However, not all of them cut. A big chunk of users is slowly veering toward brands with a more eco-friendly stance. These are the same consumers who have a more conscious way of buying and now favor cruelty-free products. They are the ones who read the ingredient list. Then again, you can’t blame them. Animal testing is cruel and extremely unethical. Most people want nothing to do with it. This includes the products they use as well.
Why You Should Switch to Cruelty-Free Products
Animals need protection now more than ever. Today, they are not only at risk with poachers in the wild. Animals also need protection from numerous animal testing laboratories. These animals do not stand a chance against the rigorous and at times fatal tests they go through.
Aside from animal cruelty, ingredient safety is another reason to prefer cruelty-free products. A cruelty-free product is made with natural and organic ingredients. These products are free of parabens, alcohol, and other toxic chemicals. Which just means they’re gentler on the skin. In a nutshell, you’ll have both glowing skin and a clear conscience at night. After all, you’ve given your vote to brands that help promote and support cruelty-free products. That should help you rest easy at night.
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Cruelty-free skin care is extremely accessible. You can find numerous selections in supermarkets, Ulta and Sephora chains, and even local drugstores. The best part is, some of them are as cheap as your regular favorites. Some brands are easy on the wallet. Some also have diverse product ranges. It doesn’t matter what your skin type is. You will most likely find something suited to your skin and need. You won’t have to miss out.
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