Animal Testing for Cosmetics is Back in the UK in 2023

The UK government had banned the testing of makeup ingredients on animals for more than two decades when it quietly reversed its stance in 2019. It began issuing licenses for animal testing of cosmetic ingredients in line with European Union rules, which don’t allow animal testing to determine whether makeup is safe for consumers, but […]

Is Animal Testing for Cosmetics About to Come Back to the UK?

Animal Cruelty

Animal rights campaigners had worked for decades to end animal testing for cosmetics and, in 2009, a long-awaited EU-wide ban was introduced. Four years later, a ban on the sale of goods tested on animals anywhere in the world was implemented, leading many to believe that the campaign for cruelty-free cosmetics was officially won. But […]