Welcome friends, to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when pink ribbons cover everything from toxic cosmetics to BPA-lined food cans, urging us to be aware of breast cancer. When 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease, how much more awareness do we need? The Breast Cancer Fund is working to shift the conversation from … Read more…
We sent face paints and kids’ cosmetics to the lab to find out what might be lurking in these products. After extensive label reading, we tested 48 Halloween products for the presence of heavy metals and 65 kids’ makeup products—collected by 14 partners across the country—for volatile organic compounds (VOCs). We found the widespread presence … Read more…
Beauty can be expensive, but should it cost you your health? Unfortunately, many of the beauty products we slather on our faces, swab on our eyes and paint on our lips contain toxic chemicals linked to breast cancer. Some of the companies that sell these products even have the audacity to slap a pink ribbon … Read more…
GMA’s sampling follows testing initiated by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and the FDA.
The Breast Cancer Fund’s Lisa Archer told the Times that we will continue to push global giants in the cosmetics industry to make safer products.
In a monumental victory, today J&J announced that it will remove toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems from its all its cosmetics brands worldwide.
Women put an average of 120 chemicals – some linked to cancer and other health problems – on their bodies each day via cosmetics, shared Diane Sawyer on last night’s ABC World News.
A California agency has found the “toxic trio” of chemicals — toluene, formaldehyde and dibutyl phthalate — in salon nail polishes, even those that claim to be free of the harmful substances.
More than 400 cosmetics companies have removed chemicals linked to disease from their products under the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ seven-year effort to shift the market toward safer products, reports the Associated Press.
Iconic baby shampoo maker J&J has committed to removing formaldehyde-releasing preservatives from its baby products worldwide, under pressure from the Breast Cancer Fund’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.