Pamela Anderson Won’t Be Wearing MAC Makeup Any Time Soon

Pamela Anderson wrote a letter to MAC Cosmetics, appalled at the company’s decision to sell products in China, where animal testing is required by law for imported cosmetics. The staunch PETA activist, who has worked with MAC in the past, discovered that the brand “abandoned its celebrated policy against animal… »8/28/15 9:30am8/28/15 9:30am


Does This Anti-Animal Testing Video By Lush Cosmetics Downplay Violence Towards Women?

Back in February it was revealed that major cosmetics companies with brand names you may recognize from your mother, grandmother or Mad Men—Avon, Estee Lauder and Mary Kay (although the latter showed some impetus to reach a compromise that didn't involve animal testing)—were complying with the Chinese government… »4/28/12 2:45pm4/28/12 2:45pm

'Cruelty-Free' Cosmetics Companies Are Total Liars

Like most red-blooded Americans, I am morally opposed to the idea of a beagle wearing foundation or a mouse wearing mascara; it's unnatural. As such, I only purchase cosmetics that don't test on animals — "cruelty free" products, if you will. But now, a lawsuit alleges that some pretty major makeup companies that… »3/02/12 11:00am3/02/12 11:00am

The 'Cruelty-Free' Part Of Your Cosmetics Is Meaningless

For years activists have been campaigning to put an end to testing cosmetics and personal products on animals, yet a large number of companies are still using critters like rabbits, guinea pigs, mice and rats to determine if products are safe for humans. Surprise: Despite raised awareness of the issue, getting… »12/29/11 11:30am12/29/11 11:30am

The Morning Sob: Watch Dogs Rescued From A Lab See Sunlight For The First Time

Last week about 40 male beagles raised in a European lab that conducted testing on animals arrived in Los Angeles to be prepared for adoption by Animal Rescue Media Education (ARME). The organization's Beagle Freedom Project says the breed is popular with labs due to their "friendly, docile, trusting, forgiving,… »11/29/11 9:30am11/29/11 9:30am

Halston Taps Design Head At Last, Nepotism Surprisingly Not At Play

  • A star is born? Halston has at last named its new creative director (and it's not Harvey Weinstein GF Georgina Chapman), Versace senior women's and men's designer Marco Zanini. Good luck, buddy. May the ghosts of Roy and Jackie O bless your journey. [WWD, sub req'd]
  • Hermione Granger herself, actress Emma Watson, has…
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