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UK reinstates ban on animal testing for cosmetic ingredients

By Rebecca Hitchon | 18 May 2023

On 17 May 2023, the UK government issued a statement announcing that no new licences will be granted for animal testing of chemicals exclusively intended to be used as ingredients in cosmetic products. The ban follows pressure from animal rights campaigners, after a judicial review brought about by animal protection…

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Beauty group pens letter to uphold EU Cosmetics animal testing bans

By Alex Fox | 2 December 2020

Natura &Co joins  PETA and Cruelty Free Europe’s the call to uphold landmark EU cosmetics animal test bans. Consumers are invited to show their purchasing power this festive season and choose ethical cosmetics brands.  The world’s fourth-largest pure-play beauty group, Natura &Co, has signed an open letter sent today to decision-makers…

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BeautyPro sheet masks awarded PETA approval

By Helena Biggs | 11 July 2019

BeautyPro, the brand behind pro and retail-friendly sheet masks, has been awarded the certificate of approval by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The certification covers the company’s three ranges; BeautyPro, Barber Pro and Natura, the latter of which is also biodegradable and vegan friendly. Each range offers…

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Unilever reveals support for worldwide animal testing ban for cosmetics

By Kat Hill | 15 March 2019

Personal care giant, Unilever, has announced its support for a global ban on animal testing for cosmetics. With 57 brands in its portfolio, the announcement comes as part of a new collaboration with animal protection organisation, Humane Society International (HSI). Unilever brands include Dove, Lynx, Sure, Toni & Guy and Simple.…

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