The Washington state legislature is considering banning the manufacture and sale of cosmetic products that contain formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing agents, certain amounts of lead, and some other chemicals.
New Federal Act: Oversight of Cosmetics, Personal Care Products
New U.S. federal legislation was just passed that includes an act that will hopefully help protect consumers from chemicals of concern in their cosmetics and personal care products.
Toxic Chemicals in Halloween Face Paints, Powders
Halloween activities are just around the corner and parents need to beware of toxic chemicals present in face paint and powders for kids.
Spotlight on Microplastics, Chemical Additives and Weight Gain
Exposure to microplastics and plastic chemical additives in cosmetics, food and clothes have been linked to an increased risk for obesity by affecting metabolism and promoting the growth of fat cells.
Toxic Chemicals and Women’s Health: Reports
Reports on toxic chemicals in menstrual care products, nail & hair salons, cleaning products, fragrance and more.
How Triclosan Harms Your Gut Microbiome
A new study has demonstrated that triclosan can trigger problems with gut microbiome and inflammation.
Salon Workers Have Growing Concerns Over Chemical Exposure
Salon workers across the cosmetology industry, including spa, hair, and nail salon employees, have begun to express workplace safety concerns.
Makeup Contains Toxic PFAS Chemicals, say scientists
New scientific research has found toxic PFAS chemicals (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in most waterproof mascara, liquid lipsticks, and foundations tested.
Avoid These Chemicals in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
Chemicals of Concern in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
FDA Finally Warns Consumers about Toxic PFAS Chemicals in Personal Care Products, Cosmetics
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finally acknowledged that it is important to raise public awareness about toxic PFAS chemicals (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in personal care products and cosmetics.