Posts Tagged "Cosmetics"

Get Toxic Chemicals Out of Cosmetics: Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011

Posted on Feb 16, 2012 in Environment, Health & Wellness, Uncategorized

Would you be surprised to learn that women who use make-up on a daily basis can absorb almost 5 pounds of chemicals into their bodies each year? The average woman uses 12 personal care products a day; men use about 6. That can mean applying more than 100 different ingredients each day. Some of the compounds present in these products have been linked to side effects ranging from skin irritation to cancer. When you put these chemicals on your skin, they are absorbed straight into your blood stream without filtering of any kind, so there’s no protection against the toxin. The Story of Cosmetics...

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