Personal care products like facial and body scrubs and polishing toothpastes can be found in most modern bathrooms, yet few of us realise how many of our favourite products contain tiny pieces of plastic. Cheap plastic microbeads, some as small as ½ mm, in diameter, have been commonly used in cosmetics for nearly a decade, … Continue reading Are you flooding the oceans with plastic pollution?
Could China open the doors to a global cruelty-free cosmetics market?
The last two decades have seen rapid progress in relation to animal testing on consumer products and ingredients. Most consumers are more aware of its unreliability and increasing irrelevance, and know what suffering it causes. Alternative testing methods are being developed and adopted and customers are demanding cruelty-free cosmetics in particular. The EU, India and … Continue reading Could China open the doors to a global cruelty-free cosmetics market?