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
Antiquated Law Allows Toxic Chemicals in Cosmetics and Puts Health At Risk
The law that currently oversees cosmetics and personal care products is more than 80 years old and is under 3 pages long. There are currently around 10,000 ingredients used in cosmetics. Yet, this 84 billion dollar industry is not required to meet any sort of safety standard for ingredients.
VICTORY for Salon Workers’ Right to Know!
Unlike consumers, who can look at ingredient labels on their store-bought cosmetics, professional hair and nail salon workers don’t benefit from the same disclosure. Until now...
5 Cheers for Earth Day!
5 recent victories that have helped limit toxics in your body and in the Earth, and great ways to keep those Earth Day victories coming!
Cosmetics Bill Aims to Ensure Full Product Ingredient Disclosure for California Salon Professionals
Assembly Member Ash Kalra introduced legislation that requires manufacturers to disclose ingredients on the labels of professional cosmetics. Unlike retail cosmetics, manufacturers of professional cosmetics are not legally required to list ingredients on the labels. If the bill passes, it will be the first such law to take effect in the nation.
WVE’s Top Five Blog Posts of 2016!
From non-toxic weed killer and avoiding microbeads, to fragrance chemicals and the safety of fragrance ingredients, we’re so grateful that you rely on the Voices Blog for tips, updates and insight into ways you can raise your voice for a toxic-free future!
Salon Workers Rising
There’s something exciting happening in salons across America. You might not see it everywhere yet, but it’s percolating. What is it? The next women-led movement for health, safety, and dignity.
This Will Make You Think Twice About Getting That Manicure.
The Nation Michelle Chen November 17, 2014 Beauty can be painful: just ask anyone who’s ever sat in a salon getting their scalp seared with... Read More
Salon Workers Expose Ugly Side of Beauty Industry to Lawmakers
Horror stories, health risks spur calls for reform For Immediate Release: July 23rd, 2012 WASHINGTON DC – This week, dozens of salon workers and advocates... Read More