A program of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners

About Us

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

CSC is a program of Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP), a national science-based advocacy organization working to prevent breast cancer by eliminating environmental exposures linked to the disease. 

Our Mission ​

BCPP’s Campaign for Safe Cosmetics protects people and the planet from toxic chemicals by educating the public; transforming the beauty industry to make products safer; and advocating for health-protective laws that benefit everyone regardless of where they live, work, or shop.

As the original trailblazer for safe cosmetics, we focus on eliminating dangerous chemicals linked to cancer and other serious health concerns from beauty and personal care products once and for all. 

CSC History and Our Mission

History ​

Since our start nearly two decades ago, CSC has educated and engaged millions of consumers throughout the nation to move the $100 billion cosmetics industry toward a new standard: ingredient transparency and safer products for everyone. 

Endorsing Organizations


How We Do our Work ​

We are committed to ensuring safer beauty and personal care products for all by:

Safer Purchases

Helping people make safer, more informed purchases; Raising public awareness about toxic beauty to grow demand for safer products

Cosmetics beauty Companies

Pressuring companies to make non-toxic products and partnering with clean beauty industry leaders on legislative advocacy

Cosmetics advocacy policy laws and regulations

Engaging the public in state and federal legislative advocacy to pass state and federal cosmetic safety laws that protect everyone

cosmetic safety

Closing gaps in cosmetic safety that impact us all, especially vulnerable populations like women of color and salon workers

Join us.

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Get the Ortho-Phthalates PDF!

Get the Formaldehyde Releaseing Preservative PDF!

Get the PFAS PDF!

Get the Do Not Use Chemicals Linked to Health Outcomes of Greater Concern to Black Women PDF!

Get the Do Not Use Chemicals of Concern for Everyone PDF!

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