The Health Risks of Secret Chemicals in Fragrances

Not So Sexy: The Health Risks of Secret Chemicals in Fragrances The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics would like to thank the following people for their review of sections of this report: Janet Gray, PhD, Vassar College; Russ Hauser, MD, ScD, MPH, Frederick Lee Hisaw Professor of Reproductive Physiology, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Harvard […]


AN INVESTIGATION OF CHEMICALS IN 36 EAUX DE TOILETTE AND EAUX DE PARFUM FROM GREENPEACH. The goal of this investigation was to quantify the use of two groups of chemicals – phthalates and synthetic musks – in a random selection of perfume brands. Greenpeace commissioned a laboratory to test 36 brands of eau de toilette […]

400 Dangerous Lipsticks

A new report lists over 400 popular shades of lipstick shown to contain higher than the average amount of lead, when examined by the U.S. government. While the FDA doesn’t mean to cause panic in your makeup bag, it’s pretty surprising to see some of the shades listed, I’ve owned a few of them in […]

20 toxic ingredients to avoid

20 toxic ingredients to avoid when buying body care products and cosmetics. Labels on cosmetics and body care products are a tough code to crack. The industry is so shockingly unregulated that it’s usually impossible to trust the claims that manufacturers place on their products. A word such as “natural” can be used by anyone […]