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Cosmetics Chemicals

It's Time to Tell Congress: No More Toxic Chemicals in Our Products!

Laura Turner Seydel | Posted 12.03.2011 | Green
Laura Turner Seydel

I was shocked to learn that even the cosmetics I use and the sunscreen I slather on my children to protect them could very well be causing harm. Americans apply an average of 126 unique ingredients on their skin daily.

The Great Global Poisoning Experiment

John DeCock | Posted 09.14.2011 | Green
John DeCock

No matter how carefully you eat or drink or watch your exposure to toxins, your body has chemicals in it that do not belong there and have the potential to make you ill, even fatally ill.

Eco Etiquette: What's the Best Eco-Friendly Makeup?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.29.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. I've been reading your co...

What's The Best Lubricant? 10 Natural Lubes To Bring Home (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Jess Kapadia | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You sip antioxidant drinks, practice yoga, and make sure your body and skin care products are paraben-free. But your love zone is asking, "what about ...

Do 'Natural' And 'Botanical' Mean Safer?

Los Angeles Times | Rosie Mestel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Containing substances such as neem tree oil and leaf or bark extract, cinnamon oil, chamomile and calendula, these products may indeed send Johnny or ...

Mercury in Mascara May Make You Want to Put Down That Wand

treehugger.com | April Streeter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

I had been planning to review my personal care products after a search for a 'safe' hair dye for a pregnant friend led me eventually to the EWG site. ...

Three Dangerous Ingredients to Avoid in Skincare Products

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

It's a $36.5 billion premium industry, but cosmetics, reports The New York Times,"are not subject to the [F.D.A.'s] scrutiny before they go on sale. T...

Green Beauty Guide: How To Make Your Beauty Bag More Eco-friendly

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Re-examine your beauty products, reduce your waste and the eternal quest for green beauty will be just around the corner. More companies than ever are...