|Raising a stink about the contents of fragrances|
by Tom Watson, The Seattle Times
January 13th, 2012
Fragrances evoke emotions and bring back memories, and we all have our favorites. But when they come in a bottle or a box, the reality is not so romantic. More than 3,000 different chemicals are used to create fragrances in cosmetics, household cleaners and other consumer products.
|Canadians Asked to Face the Facts About What They Put on Their Faces: National TV and online ads alert Canadians to the dangerous, undisclosed, substances in their cosmetics|
January 9th, 2012
Putting on makeup in the morning should not be a dangerous game. In a cheeky new ad campaign launched today, Environmental Defence, the environmental organization who led the charge for the ban on Bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles alerts Canadians to the many cancer-causing, hormone-disrupting and allergy-inducing substances contained in the personal care products they use every day. The campaign urges the federal government to ban harmful ingredients in cosmetics and to give the Canadian beauty industry a long overdue makeover.