For 7 years, I had trusted that the chemicals I had been using in my career were safe. I never questioned it. In cosmetology school, we weren’t educated about the toxic chemicals we would be exposed to, so it became apparent that I needed to educate myself.
Intimate products need greater scrutiny (and less stigma) to ensure their safety across the industry. Until then, here are a few tips on what to look for, where to shop, and what to avoid.
Great news – microbeads in cosmetics have been banned in the US! But products containing microbeads can still be on the shelves until 2018...
In 2007, when our Household Hazards report was released, virtually no cleaning product companies were disclosing any ingredients on a website or label — even if the ingredients were linked to cancer or reproductive harm like infertility and birth defects.
The fragrance industry's self-regulating chemical safety program is greenlighting chemicals that reputable authoritative bodies and government agencies have restricted, banned or deemed hazardous.
We certainly need new legislation to fix the many problems with how cosmetics are regulated, but much like the Personal Care Product Safety Act, this bill really misses the mark when it comes to ensuring the safety of cosmetic ingredients.
We're loving Thundress' dedication to protecting women's health and commitment to creating a community where women can talk-shop in a supportive, relaxed space. Founder, Tylea Simone Richard, talks more about why she wants you to be aware of your underwear...
Our newly released fragrance report – Unpacking the Fragrance Industry: Policy Failures, the Trade Secret Myth and Public Health -- has grabbed the attention of the fragrance industry.
Guest blog from The DivaCup: From health to the environment, there’s a problem with mainstream pads and tampons and plenty of reasons you should consider ditching the disposables!