Sunday, 20 September 2015

5 Simple Ways to go Cruelty Free Today

1. Look out for the leaping bunny on products that guarantees a product is verified as cruelty free. 
Companies may say they don't test on animals, but sometimes their claims are misleading. Copies that carry the leaping bunny logo (accept no imitations and believe me, there are plenty) need to prove their cruelty free credentials. 

Go to to find cruelty free companies. You can select by country.
Go bananas for Fair Trade

2. If you're buying bananas, chocolate or coffee, make sure it's Fairtrade (also Fair Trade). 
By buying Fairtrade, you are making a real difference to real people's lives. 

Remember though, that milk chocolate can never be cruelty free because the dairy industry kills unwanted calves and that's only one of the cruelties they inflict on cows.

They are paid a fair wage for their work and farmers get a fair price for their goods.

The true face of leather

3. Ditch the leather because it's NEVER cruelty free: it's a by-product of animal slaughter, of the meat industry. 

Get synthetic belts, handbags and shoes instead.

4. Encourage anyone interested in getting a pet to adopt and not buy. 
There are so many animals in need of good homes. 

There's no reason for anyone to buy a pet. 

When people buy a pet they might as well be locking the cage on an unwanted pet at an animal shelter.

5. Make a veggie meal for everyone. 
Let your family/partner/housemates taste how good a cruelty free meal can be.

Remember if it's really cruelty free, ditch the milk and butter. Better for you too. 

It's not that good for you anyway.


  1. I follow all these rules! I feel so happy when I see that little cruelty-free/ no animal testing bunny on products. :)

  2. I love to see the bunny logo too. Hopefully, one day it will be on every product:)

  3. Thank you for this information. I did purchase ELF eyeshadows only due to their claim to be cruelty free. Their answers to you are too vague for me to continue to buy their products. Thank you!

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  4. Dawn, I do know ELF also donated money to an animal testing charity.

  5. Hopefully there will be no need for the bunny logo on any products in the future as all products should be Cruelty Free. Anyway a brilliant article and a beautiful blog - Look forward to reading more from you!