Tag: campaign for safe cosmetics

Blinded by the White

Women around the world use skin lighteners in the effort to achieve “perfect skin.” In many cultures, light skin is the ideal. In Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry, Campaign for Safe Cosmetics advocate, Stacey Malkan, des...

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Breast Cancer Awareness 2011: The Stink of Pink

Many of you wonder what led me to become a  passionate advocate for safe cosmetics. It was the big “C.” Cancer….the dreaded disease…it has affected many lives and probably touched yours too at some point. When my mother was diagnosed with ovar...

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It Takes Action-Support the Safe Chemicals Act

Have you asked for a stronger national chemicals policy? You should. I don’t know about you, but I’ve got more important things to do with my time than research product safety. And I bet you do, too!! Of course I spend the time necessary to make sure I buy...

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The Story of Cosmetics

If you have not already seen this eye-opening video, now is the time! It was created by The Story of Stuff in affiliation with the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics as a way to help people open their eyes about how cosmetics are made in this country. It proves that ...

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What’s Lurking in Your Lipstick?

Most commercial lipsticks contain chemical ingredients to make them work better. When you put on lipstick, where does it go? We lick our lips, eat, and drink with our lipstick. What makes this most alarming is that women are actually ingesting this stuff. Do y...

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