Jacqueline was then subjected to having her hair shorn, something animals also endure when monitors or electrodes are attached to their skin.
She submitted to the ordeal without a word, although it was clear to those watching that her suffering was real. Aside from the fact that Jacqueline was very much aware of what she had signed up for — something no animal chooses — another obvious difference to her experience and that suffered by animals is that at the end of the day, she went home.
The campaign attracted quite a crowd of onlookers and reporters throughout the day.
Animal testing for cosmetics was banned in Britain in 1998 and the EU expanded prohibitions to imported cosmetic products tested on animals in 2013. However, animal testing for cosmetics remains legal in the United States. If you feel passionately about this issue and want to avoid buying cosmetic products that have been tested on animals, you can order a copy of PETA’s Cruelty Free Shopping Guide here.