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Black Beauty Project

Non-Toxic Black Beauty Project​ Coming this fall 2022  BCPP’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is tackling the environmental injustice of the beauty industry with our list

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Carcinogens in Cosmetics

The laws governing cosmetics and personal care products are so limited that known cancer-causing chemicals, or carcinogens, are legally allowed in personal care products. Some carcinogens, such as formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing preservatives, are common in personal care products, while others are less common, but still occasionally present.

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Preservatives may be used in cosmetics to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria and mold. Parabens and formaldehyde-releasing preservatives are commonly used preservatives in cosmetic and personal care products.

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Quaternium-15, a known skin toxicant and allergen, may be especially dangerous for hairdressers and janitors, who are sometimes exposed to this formaldehyde-releasing chemical at regular doses for long periods of time.

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Interactions Social, environmental and individual characteristics interact to both shape a person’s exposures and how their body responds to that exposure. Introduction Age, gender, culture,

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Laws & Regulations

Laws and Regulations State, federal, and international laws governing cosmetics State Laws In the absence of meaningful federal oversight of the cosmetics industry, states have

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Reports Scientific reports and publications Newest Reports September 26, 2018 Right to Know: Exposing Toxic Fragrance Chemicals in Beauty, Personal Care and Cleaning Products Fragrance

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Red List

Chemicals of Concern in Cosmetics Our Red List is a resource for businesses to assess the safety of the ingredients in the personal care products

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About Us

About Us The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) leads the movement to make beauty and personal care products safer for all.   CSC is a

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Brazilian Blowout blowup

By Sandy Bauers, Inquirer GreenSpace Columnist Tuesday, November 9, 2010 The quest for beauty is often fraught with compromises. There’s lead in some lipsticks. And

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