What the Thinx Class Action Settlement Means for All of Us
Sierra Club Magazine By Jessian Choy “Thinx consumers united to launch a class action lawsuit in response to the news, and in January 2023, the... Read More
Is Your Hair Giving You Cancer?
Newsweek By Pandora Dewan “Billions of dollars are spent on hair care products and services every year in the U.S. alone. But, while glossy, blow-dried... Read More
‘The vagina is self-cleaning’ – so why do companies push hygiene products on Black women?
The Guardian By Paige Curtis “Racist advertising practices marketed vaginal cleansing products to Black women. Years later, they deal with the fallout … ‘Vaginal cleansers... Read More
First US approval of indoor air disinfectant draws NGO criticism
Chemical Watch By Vanessa Zainzinger “NGOs have slammed the US EPA’s approval of an airborne disinfectant for indoor use as pointless “hygiene theater” with potential... Read More
What is in period products?
C&EN News by Cheryl Hogue A recent New York right-to-know law has led to ingredient disclosures across much of the US. But health advocates say... Read More
Johnson & Johnson Will Discontinue Talc-Based Baby Powder Globally in 2023
The New York Times by Tiffany Hsu and Roni Caryn Rabin “Johnson & Johnson will start using cornstarch in all the baby powder it sells... Read More
Worried About Titanium Dioxide In Tampons And Skittles? Here’s What You Really Need To Know.
The Skimm by Maria del Carmen Corpus, Maria McCallen, and Kamini Ramdeen-Chowdhury … “We all know social media is a breeding ground for misinformation and... Read More
HBO Documentary Series: Not So Pretty
WVE is honored to be a part of helping this documentary come to light. By HBO Max “Narrated by Keke Palmer, NOT SO PRETTY is... Read More
The Period Project: Period Poverty and the Fight for Menstrual Equity
Ms. Magazine By Allison M. Whelan and Emily Spears … “More than one in five teenagers have struggled to afford menstrual products, according to one... Read More
US NGO explores impacts of New York menstrual products disclosure law
Chemical Watch by Julia John WVE examines compliance, resulting changes countrywide … “A US NGO has begun investigating the effects of New York’s menstrual goods... Read More