You will find on this page some interesting articles I’ve found that talk about the importance of healthy skincare and cosmetics, what the government is or isn’t doing about removing toxins from this industry and various information about exciting changes to the beauty industry.
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University of California Berkeley: Teen girls see a big drop in chemical exposure with a switch in cosmetics
Environmental Working Group: EWG Applauds Bill to Warn of Asbestos in Cosmetics
New York Times: The Battle to Regulate Cosmetics
New York Times: Their Hair Fell Out. Should the FDA Have the Power to Act?
Dr. Frank Lipman from Be Well: The Truth Behind the Common Cosmetic Ingredient, Dimethicone
Huffington Post: The Surprising Ways Your Makeup is Hurting the Planet
The Truth About Cancer: Girls, Puberty, and Breast Cancer Risk: What Moms Need to Know Now
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics VIDEO: The Story of Cosmetics
New York Post: The Damaging Effects Makeup Can Have on Teens
Huffington Post: Petroleum Jelly May Not Be As Harmful As You Think
Harvard School of Public Health: Exposure to Phthalates May Raise Risk of Pregnancy Loss, Gestational Diabetes
LEDA at Harvard Law School: Self-Regulation in the Cosmetic Industry: A Necessary Reality or Cosmetic Illusion
New York Times: For Cosmetics, Let The Buyer Beware
VIDEO: The Zoe Report: How Eyeshadow is Made
Shape Magazine: What’s the Difference Between Clean and Natural Beauty Products
Harvard School of Public Health: Choosing Personal Care Products With Fewer Ingredients May Reduce Risks From Harmful Chemicals
Environmental Working Group: Bogus Claims of “Organic” Cosmetics Mislead Consumers
Organic Spa Magazine: New Safe Cosmetics Act
Real Everything Blog: 8 Reasons Petroleum Jelly Has No Place in Your Lives and What To Use Instead
New York Times: How To Build a Skin Care Routine
Dr. Frank Lipman from Be Well: 3 Reasons Perfume Stinks for Your Health
Teen Vogue: How To Donate Unused Beauty Products
Nutritional Therapy Association: You Are What You Wear On Your Skin
Dr. Frank Lipman from Be Well: The One Ingredient That Has Revolutionized Skincare
Healthy Home Life
New York Times: Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less
National Geographic: Chemical Exposure Linked to Billions in Health Care Costs
Dr. Frank Lipman from Be Well: 10 Hidden Sources of Endocrine Disruptors and How to Avoid Them
Environmental Working Group (EWG): Dirty Dozen Endocrine Disruptors
New York Times: What Poisons Are In Your Body?