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Unfinished Business On Chemical Safety

Sen. Dianne Feinstein | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

In June, President Obama signed landmark legislation to ensure the safety of commercial chemicals found in countless everyday products from furniture to clothing to cleaning supplies.

Ensuring Safe Children's Products

Sen. Dianne Feinstein | Posted 04.12.2016 | Parents
Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Co-authored by Jessica Iclisoy, CEO of California Baby When parents are expecting their first child, they spend hours researching what they need to...

What's in Your Lipstick? Women Shouldn't Have to Play Detective in the Makeup Aisle

Society for Women's Health Research | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Society for Women's Health Research

Whip out your magnifying glasses and trench coats, ladies -- it's time to play detective. Not in any dark alleys or smoke-filled offices, but in the cosmetics aisle at the drug store, at the salon, and online.

10 Things You Can't Buy With Food Stamps

Sue Kerr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sue Kerr

Instead of discussing the horror of someone buying soda pop or a steak with SNAP (food stamps), it would be great to turn the conversation to the things that can't be purchased and think for a minute how we could find a workaround.

STUDY: Preterm Birth Risk Linked To Chemicals Found In Personal Care Products

Posted 11.19.2013 | Parents

By: By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 11/18/2013 05:24 PM EST on LiveScience Pregnant women exposed to phthalates, a group of hormone-...

Hey Guy, Toxic Shampoo Is Bad for You Too!

Janet Nudelman | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Janet Nudelman

Our nation's safety regulations for cosmetics and personal care products are stuck in a rose-colored era that is light years away from the reality of our lives today.

5 Skin Care Tips For Post 50 Women

Dara Kennedy | Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty
Dara Kennedy

Dara Kennedy, the founder of Ayla, has 5 skin care tips for post 50 women.

The Easiest Items To Use Coupons With, From Jill Cataldo (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

If you want to get started with couponing but you don't have much time, focus on personal care items to get the biggest savings. Coupon Expert Jill Ca...

How to Smell Nice Without All the Nasty Stuff

Ian Carey | Posted 02.22.2013 | HuffPost Home
Ian Carey

Replacing my bathroom products with non-toxic or DIY alternatives was not very difficult or expensive, and they all worked great. But it made me wonder why more guys don't pay greater attention to the chemicals they are putting in their bodies through their personal care products.

A Puff, Poof or Dab of Danger

Indie Lee | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Indie Lee

I've been following three talc lawsuits, and felt it important enough to share what's going on. For those who aren't label detectives, like myself, talc can be found in many personal care and beauty products, from baby powder to blush to anti-blemish products.

Toxic Shampoo: Read before Applying

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer When embracing a healthy lifestyle, there's one thing we learn over and over:...

New News on Cleaners

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 05.29.2012 | Parents
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Cleaning used to be a simple thing. You learned what to use from your parents and bought the same products when you moved into your own house. But new reports just emerging may make you rethink choosing some of those brands.

Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green

Renée Loux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Renée Loux

Understanding the "life-cycle" of any consumable good offers a fairly accurate sense of how "green" it really is -- basically, where things come from and what happens to them when we are done with them.

Risks From Toxic Ingredients In Cosmetics, And Personal Care Products

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

There are no warnings whatsoever on cosmetics and personal care products. Yet their ingredients pose unrecognized lifelong dangers to the entire U.S. population.

Kiss My "Green" Lips

Deirdre Imus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deirdre Imus

Here's a reality check... the average consumer can use more than two dozen personal care products containing hundreds of chemical ingredients each day.

Greening Hollywood: Eco-Beauty And Sustainable Skincare (Part 1)

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Do we really know what we're buying when we buy "natural" and "certified organic" skincare products? Quite a few experts would insist that no, actually, we do NOT.