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Conflicts of Interest with Pink Ribbon Leaders

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  Most people think that "Pink Ribbon" leaders are doing a great job in helping prevent the breast cancer epidemic. However, they are sponsored by cosmetic companies that include products that cause cancer; this includes Estee Lauder, Avon, and Revlon. Breast Cancer Awareness Month was started by a drug company, Astra Zenica, that sells chemotherapy...

Cosmetic Ingredient Review by the FDA with Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
  The cosmetic trade association does cosmetic ingredient reviews. The organization is composed of cosmetic manufacturers and people who they select to review their products for safety issues. The conflict of interest has led to a very poor job and for the most part this industry is not adequately regulated; the fox is guarding the hen house. There are...

Nanoparticles and Sunscreens with Vicki and Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 05/24/2019
  Nanoparticles are tiny versions of chemicals. It is new technology and not studied for the impact on human health. They are very absorbable and used in many products. There is lots of marketing by commercial products to make us think they are good, but they can be dangerous, especially if put on our skin because they can go to our brains and organs,...

The Story of Cosmetics: The Safe Cosmetics Act with Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry is an excellent book that talks about the film, "The Story of Cosmetics" including the toxicity and lack of regulation of the cosmetics industry. Makeup, hair dyes, lipstick, and even baby shampoos are linked to cancer, birth defects, fertility problems, skin problems and much more....

The Worst Toxins with Vicki and Stacy Malkan

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
  Toxins are widespread are in most of our cosmetic products because they are mostly unregulated. The three "P's" are widely used and include parabens; there are dozens of them and they are linked to cancer because they cause early puberty, a risk factor for breast cancer. The second P are pthalates, which is very widespread. They are plastic...