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The Story of Cosmetics

What Price Beauty? New Legislation Seeks Safety Regulations

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia G. Yerman

Most Americans would be astonished to learn that of the approximately 12,500 individual chemical ingredients in personal care products, the overwhel...

Why We Made the Story of Cosmetics

Stacy Malkan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stacy Malkan

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?

The Story of Cosmetics: What's Really in Your Personal Care Products?

Annie Leonard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Annie Leonard

Turns out the average American bathroom is a minefield of toxic chemicals. Sunscreens, lipstick, moisturizer, shaving cream -- many cosmetics contain chemicals linked to cancer or other health problems like learning disabilities.