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Hollywood stars, HSI partner in #SaveRalph production to ban animal testing
Hollywood stars, HSI partner in #SaveRalph production to ban animal testingArticle

Humane Society International has partnered with Hollywood filmmakers and stars to produce Save Ralph, a stop-motion animated short film that aims to end cosmetic testing on animals around the world...

9 Apr 2021

Unilever adopts new inclusive beauty vision, bans the word 'normal'
Unilever adopts new inclusive beauty vision, bans the word 'normal'Article

Unilever will adopt a clearer mission surrounding inclusive beauty standards across all its beauty and personal care brands' products, packaging and advertising...

10 Mar 2021

Esna Colyn, Imbalie Beauty CEO
Imbalie Beauty embraces change, drives empowerment with new divisionArticle

The Customer Solutions Division brings salon-quality products to customers in the comfort of their own home, and provides therapists with ongoing education and training...

13 Nov 2020

#EntrepreneurMonth: Conscious skincare with SA's own Lulu & Marula
#EntrepreneurMonth: Conscious skincare with SA's own Lulu & MarulaArticle

South African skincare brand Lulu & Marula is catering to the growing demand for natural, ethically-made skincare products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Nov 2019

Woolworths makes the switch to vegan beauty
Woolworths makes the switch to vegan beautyArticle

Woolworths has confirmed that its in-house beauty brand, WBeauty, is now 100% vegan...

25 Jun 2019

#BizTrends2019: Big brother brands - how to not be evil in 2019
#BizTrends2019: Big brother brands - how to not be evil in 2019Article

'Don't be evil.' That three-word phrase was a famous part of Google's code of conduct, until April last year that is.

Bronwyn Williams 18 Dec 2018

Ivy redefining industry and educational makeup standards
Ivy redefining industry and educational makeup standardsArticle

Michael Ivy, AFDA Port Elizabeth campus dean and founder of the Ivy makeup brand, has announced the launch of a new range of eyeshadow in February of 2019...

Issued by AFDA 7 Nov 2018

Oolala Collection Club answers the call for 'clean' beauty
Oolala Collection Club answers the call for 'clean' beautyArticle

Consumers are wising up to the far-reaching environmental, ethical and health benefits of conscious consumption, and a review of our beauty routines are an important part of the lifestyle audits we're undertaking...

Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Apr 2018

German carmakers under fire for tests on humans, monkeys
German carmakers under fire for tests on humans, monkeysArticle

FRANKFURT, Germany - German carmakers came under fire this week following revelations they helped finance experiments that saw humans and monkeys exposed to diesel fumes...

31 Jan 2018

Inside the Lush life of an ethical cosmetics buyer
Inside the Lush life of an ethical cosmetics buyerArticle

Working as a buyer for ethical handmade cosmetics company Lush, your travels could take you sourcing neroli oil in Tunisia, blue chamomile oil in Hungary and shea butter in Ghana...

Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Oct 2017

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Five ways for health and wellness brands to win on InstagramArticle

A new generation of celebrities are teaching brands a great deal about how to generate content consumers engage with.

Annabel Porter 13 Apr 2017

#WDD: Strides made in diabetic research
#WDD: Strides made in diabetic researchArticle

There were an estimated 2,28m diagnosed cases of diabetes in South Africa in 2015...

Elaine Bergenthuin 14 Nov 2016

#SustainabilityMonth: Life's too Lush for normal cosmetics, Q&A with co-founder Rowena Bird
#SustainabilityMonth: Life's too Lush for normal cosmetics, Q&A with co-founder Rowena BirdArticle

Here's a company that believes in true sustainability to the extent of turning shampoo into a bar and toothpaste into a tablet, thoughtfully designing out the need for packaging at the product creation stage...

Jessica Tennant 28 Sep 2016

Bacteria link to non-infectious diseases
Bacteria link to non-infectious diseasesArticle

There could be a link between a rogue bacteria cell and non-infectious diseases such as Alzheimer's...

7 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: UFS unveils polyurethane heart valve prototype
#InnovationMonth: UFS unveils polyurethane heart valve prototypeArticle

Apart from preventing and treating rheumatic fever in Africa, limited access to interventions, such as heart-valve replacement, remains a major challenge on the continent...

1 Sep 2016

3D printing healthcare market driven to grow
3D printing healthcare market driven to growArticle

The world 3D printing healthcare market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 26.2% from 2015 to 2020 according to a new report published by Allied Market Research...

1 Mar 2016

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Microchip that could reduce animal testing has designers excitedArticle

One of the greatest challenges to our healthcare system today is creating effective new drugs. Despite ever-increasing investments in research and development, the number of drugs that win approval for clinical use each year has steadily decreased over the past 50 years. It now costs of more than $2.5bn (£1.6bn) to bring a single compound from the bench to patients. Because many have to be developed to find one that works, drug costs have become exorbitant.

Donald Ingber and Dongeun Huh 6 Jul 2015

Africa joins the world in global protest
Africa joins the world in global protestArticle

But why does everyone hate Monsanto and does it really matter?

29 May 2015

Jordan Scott
AAA Cape Town brings it home!Article

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the L'Oreal Brandstorm. Each year L'Oreal selects colleges and universities from around the world to compete in the L'Oreal Brandstorm, this year 47 groups competed within Cape Town and Joburg and finally, 9 were selected: 3 from AAA Cape Town (the college that I attend, I was in one of the groups), 3 from AAA Joburg and 3 from Lisof in Joburg.

Jordan Scott 4 May 2012

"100% natural" deodorant launched
"100% natural" deodorant launchedArticle

e-Pore, a new range of deodorant that is said to be 100% natural, has been developed by Dr Joanne York, a homeopath from Nelspruit. It is an eco-friendly South African product now available at Faithful to Nature.

7 Nov 2011

New magazine highlights ethical consumerism
New magazine highlights ethical consumerismArticle

November 2011 sees the launch of a new South African magazine, Ethical Living, to assist South Africans to navigate the moral maze of ethical consumerism. The local company and a UK-based NGO, the Ethical Consumer Research Association, established in 1987, provide the content, with SA journalist Peter Townsend as publisher and editor.

13 Oct 2011

Unilever to stop testing Lipton tea on animalsArticle

WASHINGTON, USA: Animal rights group PETA claimed victory on Tuesday, 1 February 2011, after the owner of Lipton and PG Tips teas, the giant Unilever group, said it would stop using animals to show the curative properties of its teas.

2 Feb 2011

Chemicals database shows 400 dangerous substancesArticle

HELSINKI: More than 400 chemicals that cause cancer, mutations or reproductive problems are being used in the European Union, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said in Helsinki on Wednesday (1 December 2010).

6 Dec 2010

The Virtual Physiological HumanArticle

It could mean the end of animal testing and eventually even clinical patient drug trials. The Virtual Physiological Human is a 21st century pan-European project that's gaining momentum and takes a major step forward this week at The University of Nottingham.

8 Jul 2009

South African AIDS vaccine testing startsArticle

Two South African developed HIV vaccines have begun clinical testing in the United States.

1 Dec 2008

New HIV vaccine trial haltedArticle

Plans to conduct a large-scale human trial of an experimental HIV/AIDS vaccine in the United States have been shelved.

21 Jul 2008

Tracking down allergenic substancesArticle

At present, animal tests are the only way of determining whether a particular chemical can cause an allergic reaction.

9 Jan 2008

MTV and Body Shop partnership for AfricaArticle

A global philanthropic partnership between MTV and The Body Shop to benefit Africa is being announced internationally on Tuesday, 23 January 2007. The announcement will be made by Bill Roedy, vice chairman, MTV Networks and Anita Roddick, Dame and founder of The Body Shop, in a global teleconference call hosted by MTV Networks International and The Body Shop to announce this unprecedented campaign.

20 Jan 2007

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