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Non-Toxic Black Beauty Project

Learn about the top ingredients and contaminants to avoid and the types of products they’re found in.

A growing body of scientific evidence links the chemicals in this section to long-term health concerns like cancer and reproductive problems. To learn more about how chemicals impact your health, check out the Health & Science section. 

Product ingredients may have changed since safety screening June 2021.

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