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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- Fashionista Beauty Helpline: How can I Resell, Donate, or Recycle Beauty Products I Don’t Want?
- University of California Berkeley: Teen girls see a big drop in chemical exposure with a switch in cosmetics
- News18: Mixed Chemicals in Cosmetics Can Disrupt Hormones in Women
- Washington Post: 400 lipsticks found to contain lead, FDA says
- Bloomberg: FDA Mulls More Resources for Little-Monitored Cosmetics Industry
- 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?
- Allure Magazine: How Fake Beauty Products Have Infiltrated Amazon, Target, & Other Reliable Retailers
- Dr. Frank Lipman from Be Well: The Truth Behind the Common Cosmetic Ingredient, Dimethicone
- Yahoo: The 5 Suspect Ingredients That Could Cost the Beauty Industry $20 Million
- Time: Americans Should Know What Is In Their Soap and Shampoo
- Huffington Post: The Surprising Ways Your Makeup is Hurting the Planet
- Well and Good: 6 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Beauty Products (But Should)
- Pop Sugar: What Happened When I Tried Non-Toxic Makeup for 90 Days
- The Cut: It’s Time to Regulate Baby Skin Care Products
- 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
- ABC News: Chemical Regulations: What Is Really In Your Makeup
- 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
- Beautyeditor: 5 Reasons to Avoid Petroleum and Mineral Oil in Your Skincare
- Real Everything Blog: 8 Reasons Petroleum Jelly Has No Place in Your Lives and What To Use Instead
- CBS News: Fake Makeup Can Be An Easy Buy and A Health Hazard
- 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
- Chris Kresser: Are Your Skincare Products Toxic? Makeup and Cosmetics.
- Dr. Frank Lipman from Be Well: The One Ingredient That Has Revolutionized Skincare
- Well and Good: The Clean Beauty Revolution Could Take A Giant Leap Forward This Week – With Your Help
Healthy Home Life
- New York Times: Want Cleaner Air? Try Using Less
- National Geographic: Chemical Exposure Linked to Billions in Health Care Costs
- NPR: Wall Paint, Perfumes, and Cleaning Agents are Polluting Our Air
- 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?
- DailyMail.com: Chemicals in household cleaning products, pesticides and perfumes are now as big an air pollution threat as cars