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Beauty Brands Go to Washington - Skincare and cosmetics entrepreneurs will descend on the nation’s capital this week to lobby for more regulation of their industry.
Vanity Fair - Full Story
“I set out to change the world, not just create a beauty brand,” [Renfrew] said.
Well said! Beautycounter is so much more than a cosmetic line; it is a social movement aimed to raise awareness for the lack of sufficient regulation of the personal care industry.
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Are you concerned with the ingredients in your personal care products but completely overwhelmed by having to memorize the long names? Is it a good or bad ingredient? Do not fret!
The Skin Deep cosmetic database by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment, allows you to look up ingredients. Simply enter the ingredient in question in the search box and obtain a wealth of information. The site provides overall rating - 1-10 range with 1 being safest to 10 being worst, overall hazard as well as cancer, developmental & reproductive toxicity, allergies and immunotoxicity health concerns, and much else.
Try it out!
Did you find any concerning ingredients in your products? If you are looking to transform your personal care,...
Take a couple of minutes to watch the ABC Video (link below) capturing a simple experiment performed to test for the impact of parabens (preservatives in cosmetic) and phthalates (used to make fragrances stick to skin).
Toxic ingredients found in cosmetics go through the skin, our largest organ, into the bloodstream thus impacting our health. Of course, not all chemicals are bad; however, those that are toxic can be very potent even in tiny doses. Here is an interesting example and some food for thought: In NuvaRing, there are 0.035 PPB (parts per billion) and that prevents contraception. Yes, that is per Billion.
Beautycounter, a company on a mission to spread awareness on the issue of chemicals in personal care and cosmetics, bans both parabens and phthalates...
Join Rebellious Intl for our last event in 2016. Try a free Pilates mat class, relax and experiment with products while sipping on wine and mingling. Let's cheer on together to the New Year and new beginnings!