Why do many lipsticks contain lead? Why does baby shampoo contain formaldehyde, a chemical proven to cause cancer in lab animals?
If you've ever read a label in the cosmetics aisle and, brow furrowed, wondered whether anyone out there (like the government, perhaps) is making sure all those ingredients are good for you, this short video is for you.
Cause, by the way, they're not.
Check it out:
Does this make you as nervous as it makes me?
Luckily, there are actions we can take to minimize our risk.
Support the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010.
Buy from companies that have signed the Compact for Safe Cosmetics.
Check the Cosmetic Database to find safer products.