Lead, regardless of the level, is found in makeup around the country. Even in makeup intended for kids. Halloween can be an opportunity for toxic mayhem OR it can be an opportunity to learn, educate and buy carefully.
Every time you shop, you "vote" for safety standards. By making conscious decisions to support companies who raise the safety bar, the collective voice of consumer spending can have a tremendous influence on the industry.
We are living in a time when one in two American men and one in three women will get some type of cancer in their lifetimes. This is not acceptable. This is not the way it was when our grandparents were born. Why is it this way now?
Greenwashing is not only a rip-off if you pay more for a product based on green claims, but it can be dangerous by lulling us into using products carrying precisely the kinds of ingredients we are seeking to avoid.
A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals that some children's face paints contain heavy metals such as lead, nickel and cobalt that can cause lifelong skin sensitization and contact dermatitis.
Why does being a woman often include surrounding yourself with toxic chemicals? That question seems to come up daily as we discover ingredients inside of our favorite hair dyes, nail polishes and lipsticks.