Released during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Non-Toxic Black Beauty Project focuses on specifically supporting Black women’s health because Black women face the highest breast cancer mortality rate of any racial or ethnic group in America. Beauty products marketed to Black women often contain the most toxic cosmetics ingredients, including chemicals linked to cancer. In fact, Black women who regularly dye their hair have a 60% increased risk of breast cancer, and those who use chemical hair straighteners are 30% more likely to develop the disease. By uplifting leading non-toxic Black-owned beauty brands and connecting Black women with products they can trust, CSC aims to combat toxic health disparities to help prevent breast cancer and other diseases.
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ Advocacy Campaigns Behind Changing Consumer and Industry Behavior FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2014 San Francisco—Exposure to certain toxic phthalates has... Read More
Regulatory Fight Could Turn Ugly as Congress Seeks to Overhaul Cosmetics Regulations For Immediate Release: March 28, 2012 Contact: Stacy Malkan, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-321-6963; Stephenie Hendricks,... Read More