Cosmetic Products Should Be Banned

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Cosmetic products are becoming such a revolution in this modern era. In US alone, based on the researches that have been done, cosmetic products were among the top selling products because people spent approximately 500 million dollars on these products each year from 2010 to 2015 (Statisca.com). Yes, it is a revolution and that is why more and more cosmetic-based companies are rising up into the world’s market. Collagen supplements are one of the products in cosmetic world. People use collagen supplements to help their face look younger than their actual age. These products help consumers to recreate or rebuild the original collagen in their skin (Docshop.com). It sounds like there is nothing wrong as everyone deserves to look good, right?…show more content…
The direct usage of the products towards human is obviously dangerous, especially when it comes to the newly-produced ones. Therefore, animals such as dogs, rats, mice and rabbits are being used for testimony as a precaution (http://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/). This inhumane research may be able to provide little statistically useful insight. If failure awaits the researchers, more testing will be done. Only after a few successful testing are achieved, the products will be promulgated. Yet, the satisfaction for making money does not stop there. More products and brands are created in order to fulfil the demands of the consumers. Frankly speaking, animal testing will not come to the end unless we stop the root of all evil, the production of collagen…show more content…
This is because countless of animals’ lives have been wasted to obtain the best result. A survey shows that more than 100 million animals are killed in US each year in order to get good products (http://www.peta.org/). Can you imagine 100 million in number? This action can be labelled as inhumane since quite a lot of lives wasted. It may sound harsh but if you are one of the consumers, you can be considered as a murderer because you support this inhumane activity in indirect way. On top of that, there are only 50 percent over 100 mouse cell types of the DNA that could be matched with human DNA (http://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/). What about the other percentages? It shows that collagen supplements that are successfully tested on animals cannot give a full guarantee or assurance that the products will be safe on humans. We have to accept the reality that it is a waste of animals’ lives in order to satisfy the lust of consumers to have good
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