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“Personal care product” is an umbrella term for all beauty and hygiene products. The idiom is an ironic one; while the title implies that these products contribute to our health and well-being, it is now widely understood that personal care … Continue reading
Above are two images that illustrate the ingredient exposure resulting from two different approaches to shopping for personal care products. Both images are based on sixteen products that are pretty standard in a woman’s daily beauty routine.
When it comes to baby shampoo, most important for your kids is what’s in the product, not what a company claims on the packaging has been taken out. GoodGuide’s founder, Dara O’Rourke, tells you what to look for and what … Continue reading
Recently, a British poll shed light on the potentially large exposure to chemicals that many women may face because of their heavy use of personal care products. The deodorant company, Bionsen, funded a survey of 2000 women that discovered the … Continue reading
With two young nephews, I’m very concerned about their exposures to chemicals in consumer products and food, since we don’t know how all the chemicals may add up or how they may interact. Based on what science we do have, … Continue reading
File this under “Ironies of the Global Economy.” We just learned that Chinese Supermarkets are removing Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo from their shelves based on a recent report from the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics that found 1,4-Dioxane and formaldehyde … Continue reading
Green chemistry is now a hot topic in California. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two green chemistry bills in Sacramento on September 29 in an effort to create greener products through the transformation of the state’s regulation of chemicals.