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(video) Lead in Lipstick? Coal Tar in Shampoo? Part 1/3 – Democracy NOW!

go to 4:06 if you have already seen the video Story of Cosmetics…. Democracy NOW! – DN! Do you know what’s in the personal care products that you use? Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D–IL) introduced legislation Tuesday night that would toughen safety standards for beauty products and require regular government testing for hazardous ingredients. We host … Continue reading

(Video Interview) Authors Tell The Truth About Your Beauty Products!

Treehugger interviews Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt, the authors of the natural beauty book No More Dirty Looks

Brava Wholefoods Market! Leveling the playing field for organic personal care products…

I love Wholefoods Markets! Two of the four founders, John Mackey and Renee Lawson Hardy, got booted out of their apartment in Austin, Texas for storing store food there. So, they decided to simply live at the store. They bathed in the Hobart dishwasher, which had an attached water hose. That was when they were … Continue reading

March 2010 FDA statement on “Organic” Cosmetics and National Organic Program (NOP) regulations

The following is taken directly from fda.gov. “Organic” Cosmetics March 8, 2010 The following information is intended to respond to some questions people commonly ask FDA about “organic” cosmetics. Does FDA have a definition for the term “organic”? No. FDA regulates cosmetics under the authority of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act(FD&C Act) and the Fair … Continue reading

Cradle to Cradle & The New Green Products Innovation Institute!

 I am very excited about the new  Green Products Innovation Institute in California. It is intended to support California’s Green Chemistry Initiative, which calls for the elimination of toxic substances from materials and manufacturing processes for all textiles and other products sold in California. Image Credit: Michelle Kaufmann/C2C MBDC Cradle to Cradle is an MBDC … Continue reading

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