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Alex Hales

Published on: 08 Apr 2017 by alex-hales

4 Gruesome Animal Testing You need to Know

Cosmetic products have always been in demand. Everyone looks to buy a cosmetic product that is safe to use and well tested but hardly does anyone realize the pain that many animals have to suffer to test the safety of these products on humans. Yes, cosmetic products are tested on animals and that too an in a manner that brings them lot of pain and troubles. When you buy cosmetic products that have been tested on animals, you are contributing to the cruelty on the animals.

If you care about animals, you need to understand the suffering that they have to face during the cosmetic testing. Some of the common cosmetic animal testing experiments include the following:

•    Rubbing cosmetic products on shaved skin of rabbits or in the eyes of rabbits, just to check if it will cause any irritation. During this experiment, there is no pain relief given which bring a lot of hurting.

•    Making animals eat cosmetic products forcefully to check if they develop any form of diseases and if it can lead to cancer.

•    When a disease is noticed, the scientists make the ill animals breed to check if the disease can cause any birth defects or genetic problems

•    One of the most unaccepted forms of cosmetic animal testing is the lethal dose method. In this experiment, the animals are given an overdose of cosmetic products and let them suffer to die. The scientists measure the time taken by the animal to die.

All the above methods of testing have been in existence for a long time however things are starting to change now.  Animal lovers are now fighting for the cause of saving millions of animals that are made to suffer because of such testing methods.  In the early 90’s, many people realized the troubles that animals had to face and the various kinds of cruel experiments that are performed on them.  

Many of the cosmetic products manufacturers have already started to move away from animal testing and are now looking for alternative ways. Some of the alternative methods are very costly, but the fact that it lets many animals to live and free from immense suffering makes the investment worth. Government organizations are also looking for ways by which they can regulate the animal testing.

Cosmetic products that do not use animal testing products mention it clearly on the label. Buy products of those manufacturers that care for the animals. By avoiding the use of cosmetics tested on animals, you can help and play your part. You don’t need to be a public figure to make a difference. With pressure put in by the public, the change is sure to happen. You can even contribute to the animal charity funds. The money you contribute towards such funds is used to raise the plea of animal safety.  You should continue to read about the various developments that are happening around the globe to stop animal testing for cosmetic products and contribute as much as you can.

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