Because beauty should be kind.

Animals are still suffering and dying to test shampoo, mascara and other cosmetic products. Terrified rabbits, rats, guinea pigs and mice have substances forced down their throats, dripped into their eyes or smeared onto their skin before they are killed.

Hundreds of companies are creating personal care products without testing on animals and they deserve our support. High-quality, cruelty-free hair products, lotions, makeup, deodorants and perfumes are all easy to find.

Meredith Lee / The HSUS
Available alternatives

Animals used in cosmetics testing are suffering needlessly, as cosmetics companies can already create great products using thousands of available ingredients that have a history of safe use and do not require any new testing. Modern methods combine human cell-based tests and sophisticated computer models to deliver human-relevant results at less cost and in less time than animal tests.

Beauty's ugly secret

Suffer and die worldwide every year in cosmetics tests.


Have endorsed the Humane Cosmetics Act, a bill that would end unnecessary cosmetics animal testing in the United States.


Have full or partial bans on cosmetics animal testing, including all European Union countries, Australia, India, Israel, New Zealand, Norway and South Korea.

Help make the United States the next country to ban the production and sale of animal-tested cosmetics. Contact your federal legislators today!

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