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So Animal Testing is banned in the European Union?

Well, that’s not strictly true. Although, this is a huge step towards equality in the production of products and in particular cosmetic, it does not mean that animal testing has been entirely banned and unfortunately, some of the information you read could be...

Support For the Soi Dog Foundation

Support For the Soi Dog Foundation

The Soi Dog Foundation was established in 2003 in Phuket, Thailand. The none profit organisation was created to provide both a humane and sustainable solution to managing over 50,000 stray cats and dogs that roamed the island and provide them with the care and...

Does high SPF give you the protection you expect?

Does high SPF give you the protection you expect?

It is a common misconception that high SPF sunscreens are providing you with full skin protection from the sun. In fact, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA – America) they lead to customers overexposing themselves to UVA rays and raise their risk of...

So, what is involved in animal testing?

Before I launched Be Kind Beauty I created a survey with a number of questions regarding animal testing, the cosmetics industry and what individual’s personal preferences were when it came to beauty products. The results showed that 7% of people didn’t realise that...

Vegan doesn’t always mean cruelty free…

Recently I have seen many unethical brands promote a new product as Vegan in a bid to appeal to the growing conscious consumer. It can be misleading as many would presume this means the product is cruelty free too. Vegan by definition means that a product or item does...

Why Shop Ethical and Cruelty Free?

“Every time you spend money you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want” – Anna Lappe. As consumers, how we chose to spend our money can change the world in which we live and every time we shop we are deciding how we want our future to look, this is ‘consumer...