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

The Soap Dilemma (1,4-dioxane)

How do I choose a chemical free soap? Which soap is eco-friendly even after I send it down the drain? A few months back, the Organic Consumers Association, reported they tested several detergents and body care products for 1,4-dioxane. They found different levels of this chemical in many natural products and products that report to contain some organic ingredients. 1,4-dioxane has been shown to cause cancer. The concerning part is that the FDA acknowledges this and does not identify any safe level for use. ...more

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