Make Lipstick Less Risky: Support the Safe Cosmetics Act

If you're anything like me, when you buy lipstick or eye make-up, it's because you want to look better, not feel worse. But many cosmetics contain questionnable ingredients that have been linked to cancer, reproductive problems, and asthma and respiratory disease. I've switched to more eco-friendly, non-toxic personal care products, but shouldn't EVERY cosmetic be eco-friendly and non-toxic?...more

More Greenwashing?

I recently decided to once again take a look at the products that I have in my house just to be sure that I had eliminated all of the ones with toxins....more

Cancer Feud

So there's a feud a brewin. One one side - The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has issued a report that says babies in the U.S. are being bathed in carcinogens including formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane. They sent unopened bottles of 48 baby lotion, bubble bath, etc for laboratory analysis and 32 (67 percent) of them came back with chemicals that are known to cause cancer but are not listed on the label. ...more