Nearly 20 Companies Ban Badger Hair!

Bevel, LovelySkin, The Good Liver, Phoenix Shaving, Royal Brush Manufacturing, and Silver Brush Limited are the latest compassionate companies to confirm that they’ve banned badger hair! Badgers suffer from untreated wounds and go insane in isolation inside tiny cages on badger-hair farms. PETA’s exposé revealed that a slaughterhouse worker bludgeoned a screaming badger on the head, and the animal was seen struggling for a full minute after his throat was cut open. We continue to urge Blick Art Materials to follow the example of the nearly 20 companies that have stopped selling badger hair.

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