Animal Alternatives

L'Oréal Obtains Business License to Market Chinese Episkin

Oct 8, 2014

L'Oréal was granted a Chinese business license for Shanghai Episkin Biotechnology Ltd., the company it created to market the Asian version of its reconstructed skin model Episkin.

State of São Paulo in Brazil Bans Cosmetic Testing on Animals

Jan 24, 2014

This ban in the Brazilian state follows a ban from India, Israel and the European Union, as well as debate and potential regulation changes in countries like China.

Liverpool Student Develops Alternative to Draize for Testing Mascara Irritation

Jan 8, 2014

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a testing method alternative to the Draize test for mascara eye irritation using protozoa rather than animals. In addition to the new method not using rabbits, it was found to be cheaper and more reliable.