I vividly remember my mother’s vanity in the bedroom - the left lined with Ponds, Loreal, and a slew of “off-brand” products all with the word WHITE prominently written on them...
Targeting Black communities with predatory marketing for products linked to cancer is not a sign that Johnson & Johnson cares about the Black community. If it did, the company would commit to addressing the harm of their products.
If DevaCurl is using the CIR to guide decisions about what ingredients are safe to use, it’s very likely they could be using some unsafe ingredients.
Before you get into the mood, find out what testing found in some vibrators (it's not all bad!), and what to look out for in sex toy cleaners and lubricants.
There are currently around 10,000 ingredients used in cosmetics. Yet, the 84 billion dollar cosmetic and personal care industry is not required to meet any sort of safety standard for ingredients.
If passed, SB 574 will be the first bill in the nation to require disclosure of fragrance ingredients for personal care and professional salon products.
The CIR is meeting this month to discuss their “Aerosols Precedents” and WVE has submitted our concerns. Learn more.
Testing identified 19 creams with mercury levels up to 30,000 times greater than the legal limit. This means creams meet the definition of hazardous waste, and aren’t even safe for a landfill.
Unlike consumers, who can look at ingredient labels on their store-bought cosmetics, professional hair and nail salon workers don’t benefit from the same disclosure. Until now...
A third of all fragrance chemicals currently in use are either known to be toxic, or considered potentially toxic by scientists around the world.