cosmetics before entry into the market passes test for animals. The special organizations which are carefully monitoring production of cosmetic products regularly publish lists of such producers, calling them black lists.
It would seem, in the modern world with its technologies it is time to think up alternative way of quality check of cosmetics long ago. But, unfortunately, harmless animals are still sent for experiments. What is done by people at hit of drop of shampoo in eyes? Try to wash up rather it, feeling burning. And now provide what happens to rabbit to which have poured in the whole spoon of this shampoo? The head of animal is strong recorded, and it has no opportunity even to rub sore eye. Often after such experiments of eyes perishes.
Black list of cosmetics
Black products can be met practically in each cosmetic shop. The Procter & Gamble company treats the most popular brands testing the products for animals. In their laboratories about fifty thousand animals daily perish. Besides household chemicals the company produces decorative cosmetics of Max Factor, Cover Girl.
Also treat producers of black decorative cosmetics: L’Oreal Paris (produce cosmetics of L'Oreal, Lancôme, Vichy, Giorgio Armani, Maybelline, Garnier), DelLaboratories (Sally Hansen), Givenchy (Donna Karan, Givenchy, Kenzo), Shiseido, Yves Saint Laurent, Kalina Concern (Black Pearls).
White list of cosmetics
White cosmetics is not tested for animals. It does not mean that it is dangerous to people as it has not passed test. On the contrary, such products are most often made from natural ingredients. And tests are carried out on human cages, but without participation of people. Before release such cosmetics can be tested for the market by focus groups which have given voluntary consent. The cost of white cosmetics often is several times higher than black. And it is more difficult to find it in shops. But it is easy to determine by the image of rabbit on packing and the inscription Not tested on animals. White decorative cosmetics is produced by The Body Shop, LUSH, M.A.C., Mary Kay, Avon, Oriflame, Estée Lauder, Eveline, Bobbi Brown, OPI, Revlon, Bourjois, Isa Dora, Lumene. Complete lists of both black, and white cosmetics very long, if desired them it is possible to find on the English-speaking website of the PETA organization (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) – communities of the people supporting ethic treatment of animals. In the European Union the testing for animals is forbidden since 2009, and since 2013 in Europe trade in black cosmetics is forbidden.