“I am blind in my right eye, I can’t hear anything, I had my fur shaved and I got chemical burns up and down my back… but at the end of the day we do it for humans,” said Ralph the Rabbit.
Yea, you read it right, a rabbit.
Ralph is the hero of Save Ralph documentary animated short film written and directed by Spencer Susser. Starred Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn, Pom Klementieff, Tricia Helfer, and Rodrigo Santoro.
The movie shows how Rabbits feel while being testers.
Have you ever thought about how testers (animals who got tested) feel after experiments that are done to create your beauty products?
This would be their answer if they had the chance to talk.
According to Petpedia, in the 2021 statistics 75,000 animals are killed yearly by just one animal testing company.
Many of the well-known beauty companies in the world, unfortunately, are using animals to test their products before their launch.
L’Oreal, MAC, Sephora Collection, Lancôme, Maybelline, Max Factor, Bourjois, Yves Saint Laurent, and more and more are using animals to test their cosmetics.
Although many of them claim that they stopped animal testing but they didn’t.
L’Oreal sells their products in China, so they apply animal testing because it is mandatory for foreign cosmetics.
Bourjois also shares the same policy of testing animals where legally required.
“My Daddy was a tester, my mum was a tester, my brothers, my sisters, my kids.. All testers. And they all died doing their job,” said Ralph.
Cosmetic animals testing is a type of animal testing. They test the safety of the beauty products on them to be able to launch it for humans.
However, this doesn’t go as easy as said, many animals are harmed and they pass through tough phases just to make people beautiful.
“I know I look bad, but the way I see it is that I am doing my job. If just one human can have the illusion of a safer lipstick or deodorant…,” said Ralph.
Due to the harm they feel, some Animal Rights Activists opposed this process and based on this Cosmetic animal testing is banned in Colombia, the European Union, United Kingdom, India, and Norway.