Salon workers across the cosmetology industry, including spa, hair, and nail salon employees, have begun to express workplace safety concerns.
Chemicals of Concern in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products
Pregnant women exposed to even low doses of Propylparaben, a common chemical additive in food and personal care products, may have an increased risk of breast cancer.
There are distressing results from a new scientific study focusing on the adverse health effects from chemicals commonly found in cosmetics and personal care products: At least two of these chemicals have now been shown to damage the DNA of breast cells–even at low doses.
We have published numerous reports of studies over the years examining the endocrine disrupting effects of common chemicals: phthalates, parabens … More
Researchers have discovered links between chemicals that are widely used in cosmetic and personal care products and changes in reproductive … More
Scientific lab tests have recently revealed that many personal care products labeled as, “hypoallergenic” and marketed as remedies for allergic … More
Parabens…these ubiquitous chemical preservatives are in our personal care products, cosmetics, soaps–even processed foods. Researchers studying the effects of these … More
A new study has uncovered a possible link between hair treatments (dyes, straighteners/ relaxers) and increased risk for breast cancer … More
Some consumers have expressed their dissatisfaction that removing toxic chemicals from U.S. personal care products is such a slow process. … More