The following articles are why we need better laws and regulations over cosmetics and personal care products to protect consumers from carcinogens and hormone disruptors that harm our health and the environment. 

J&J ordered to pay $417 million in trial over talc cancer risks

reuters AUGUST 21, 2017 / 7:53 AM

reuters AUGUST 21, 2017 / 7:53 AM

A Los Angeles jury issued a $417-million verdict Monday against Johnson & Johnson, finding the company liable for failing to warn a 63-year-old woman diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer about the risks of using its talcum products. 

Why Women of Color Are Being Exposed to Harmful Chemicals in Beauty Products

Elle Magazine AUG 17, 2017 

Elle Magazine AUG 17, 2017 

New research published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology confirms that women of color are being exposed to higher levels of beauty-product-derived chemicals like mercury, steroids and hormone-disruptors than white women, most likely because of racist beauty ideals.

Hawaii considers banning certain sunscreens to protect coral reefs

CBS NEWS August 17, 2017, 8:22 AM

CBS NEWS August 17, 2017, 8:22 AM

Hawaiian lawmakers are considering a ban on some popular sunscreens to try to protect coral reefs. Researchers found that oxybenzone, a UV filtering ingredient commonly found in lotions, harms the coral. 

URGENT WARNING! Asbestos Found in Makeup at National Tween Chain Store Justice

Asbestos Disease Awareness Org. July 14, 2017

Asbestos Disease Awareness Org. July 14, 2017

Asbestos contamination has been discovered in a makeup product marketed to young girls and tweens from the popular national chain Justice, an investigative team from ABC 11 news in North Carolina reported. 


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