Procter & Gamble and Other Retailers Ban Badger Hair!

After PETA shared with them a horrifying video exposé of China’s badger-brush industry, The New York Shaving Company, Bonanza, Beau Brummell, and Procter & Gamble’s The Art of Shaving all made the compassionate decision to ban badger hair! PETA Asia’s eyewitness investigation revealed that “protected” badgers are illegally captured in the wild using snares and other cruel methods and others are bred and confined to small cages on farms before being violently killed. Badger hair is often used for paint, makeup, and shaving brushes sold by companies around the world. Please urge Baxter of California and Dick Blick Art Materials to drop badger hair.

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