The FDA issued a final rule banning the use of triclosan and 18 other less commonly used antibacterial chemicals from household antibacterial soap products. But there are three VERY important things to know about this ruling.
This new law makes a statement about the need to make our salons safer, for workers and for their clients, while providing incentive for manufacturers to take a hard look at their products, and try to make them safer.
From pizza dough perfume, to floral scented tampons the fragrance funhouse is getting spooky! We are so afraid of bad smells, and have convinced ourselves that smelling-good is the same thing as being clean and in some cases, being healthy.
We had the privilege to join Maya Rudolph and Senator Al Franken in DC to talk about the need for ingredient disclosure and the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act.
Working long hours for uncertain and often substandard pay, salon workers are also exposed to highly toxic chemicals linked to respiratory ailments, cancer, miscarriage and more.
WTFeminineWipes! Joining WVE to take the plunge into questions on toxic chemicals in feminine wipes, I found endless frustrating issues with these seemingly harmless products.
Companies are disclosing more information than ever, making more commitments to safer and more sustainable products than ever before, and innovation is on the rise.
In addition to the absurd notion that vaginas need freshening up several times a day, there are major health & environmental problems with feminine wipes.
In a time when the #blacklivesmatter movement (a non-violent, women-led movement) is calling out for basic validity of Black life, I keep returning to this question: is our work critical right now?