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EU Bans Animal Tested Cosmetics. (Additional links included)

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Speaking of working hard to make a change... THIS IS HUGE.... the Humane Society International announces:  EU (European Union) BANS  ANIMAL TESTED COSMETICS! Did you know that in many parts of the world, animals in laboratories are still suffering and dying to test cosmetics such as lipstick and shampoo? They have chemicals forced down their throat and dripped into their eyes and on to their shaved skin. It's the ugly secret of the beauty industry that Humane Society International is determined to end. Q: What does “cruelty-free” mean in relation to cosmetics? A: A cruelty-free cosmetics company is one that...

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Animal-Friendly Shopping Tips

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Why did I decide to open a business called Cruelty Free Consumer.com?  BECAUSE thousands of animals are suffering and dying needlessly to test products like shaving cream, mascara, and toothpaste, even though producing safe, cruelty-free beauty and personal care products is possible.   This is wrong to me and I HAVE THE POWER,  JUST AS ALL OF US DO, TO CHANGE THIS....It's time to end cosmetics cruelty — forever. So...  I have chosen to really look at what I use everyday and only use products that have not been tested on animals.  My business, Cruelty Free Consumer has partnered with Leaping...

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The Challenge

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Good evening, Cruelty Free Consumers.  Here is the challenge that I have been thinking about.  How can I persuade people to think, I mean really think about what they are buying and using without sharing some cold hard facts  and unfortunately, sad stories about the animals that suffer unnecessarily?    There is such a delicate balance between explaining what is happening to get people to open up their hearts and minds to make changes.  I never wanted this site/blog/facebook to bring people down, instead I want to motivate people to make the commitment...( it's small to us, huge to the animals)...

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February's "Warm Me Up" Promotion... Hot Chocolate anyone?!

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Cruelty Free Consumer is highlighting one my favorite products this month.  Giovanni’s Hot Chocolate Sugar Scrub from their Body Care line.  I fell in love with this product when I tried it out last summer and couldn’t stop talking about it!  It’s an exfoliator that warms upon contact  with your skin.  It’s decadent, rich scent combines with gentle sugars to buff and polish winter skin… you’ll also feel and enjoy the essential oil complex that soothes, smooths and regenerates!!! I am excited to share Cruelty Free Consumer’s “Warm Me Up” February promotion!  I  have put together some of CFC’S favorite...

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Beautiful Animals...

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"Be Active for Animals",  AAVS.   Cruelty Free Consumer's goal is to always look at the positive outcomes and the work that has been accomplished  when talking about animal testing and putting an end to it.  It's  not a positive subject BUT thankfully many organizations and people within these organizations, as well as individuals and companies, work everyday to end the suffering of animals.Cruelty Free Consumer spoke with Chris Derer of the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) this week about some of the issues that concern them right now and they are working on to make changes.   I invite you to...

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