The Bite Magazine - Spring 2019 - Issue 24

bite beauty M ore and more people are joining the fight against the biggest beauty brands in eliminating animal cru- elty, testing on animals, and the use of animal ingredients in cosmetic products. Since the development and expansion of beauty products, as early as the 1940s, animal depriving ingredients started to be used to create lipsticks, pencils and other make-up products. Did you know that every year, more than 100 million animals, including mice, rats, frogs, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, monkeys, fishes, and birds are killed through cosmetics testing, medical training, and even food and chemical testing? This practice on cos- FREE YOUR BEAUTY Beauty Editor Giovanna Zac is doing her part in the ‘free-from testing on animals’ campaign in cosmetics by adopting a more concerned attitude towards skin care and make-up products available in the beauty industry.