Salon workers across the cosmetology industry, including spa, hair, and nail salon employees, have begun to express workplace safety concerns.
Today’s program will offer a quick and dirty overview of everything you need to know about PFAS…what it is, why we should care about its potential impact to humans, animals and the general environment, where it is hiding, and how you can help minimize exposure to it.
New scientific research has found toxic PFAS chemicals (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in most waterproof mascara, liquid lipsticks, and foundations tested.
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is asking for a Supreme Court review of a $2 billion verdict against them.
Some hand sanitizers have been recalled for containing the toxic chemical methanol. Additionally, an independent pharmacy and lab has petitioned the FDA to recall other hand sanitizers after a study found unacceptable levels of benzene in several brands of hand sanitizers.
Today many people are exposed to a wide range of toxins, such as ozone, nanoparticles, microplastics, household cleaning agents, pesticides, enzymes, emulsifiers, fine dust, exhaust fumes, cigarette smoke and countless chemicals in the air, food and water–all of which are now believed by scientists to harm the epithelial barrier and are subsequently responsible for up to two billion chronic, non-infectious diseases including allergic conditions, inflammatory bowel disorders, celiac disease and even Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s disease, autism spectrum disorders and chronic depression.
Chemicals of Concern in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
International scientists from around the world are warning that chemical pollutants in the environment have the potential to alter animal and human behavior.
Researchers examining the effects of pregnant women exposed to toxic chemicals in their homes have substantiated evidence linking exposure to phthalates to altered cognitive outcomes in their infants.
Results of a new study reveal that women with higher levels of phthalates in their system during pregnancy were most likely to suffer from postpartum depression.