Persistent and Pervasive Podcast: Toxic Chemicals in Hair Straighteners
In this episode, the podcast explores the chemical and cultural issues around Black hair care and interview scientists and activists who are working to ensure that safer products are available.
Take Action for Safe Cosmetics!
Please take action TODAY and tell your congressional representative to support these importance pieces of cosmetics legislation. No matter our income level, the color of our skin, or where we live, we all deserve access to safe products.
New Federal Bill Will Be the First in the Nation to Ensure That Beauty and Personal Care Products Are Safe for All
The Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019 is the only federal bill that holds cosmetic companies accountable for the safety of the ingredients in their products; requires supply chain transparency and industry sharing of safety data to help level the playing field for small, clean cosmetic companies; closes the federal labeling loophole that allows secret – often toxic fragrance chemicals – to hide in cosmetic products; bans most animal testing; and tackles the profuse exposure to toxic chemicals experienced by communities of color and professional salon workers.
What your stylist doesn’t know about hair products could make them, and you, sick
The Sacramento Bee by Jennifer Arce Did you know that manufacturers of professional cosmetics are not required to disclose their ingredients? Unlike consumers, who can... Read More
Environmental Groups Sue FDA to Take Formaldehyde Out of Salons
Environmental Working Group Monica Amarelo August 7, 2017 “The Food and Drug Administration has failed to act on dangerous hair straighteners that contain unsafe levels... Read More
Will the Personal Care Products Safety Act Ensure the Safety of Cosmetics, Salon Products?
The bill is intended to fix the deeply flawed system currently in place that is supposed to oversee cosmetic and salon product safety. But is it enough?
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!
Will the New Personal Care Products Safety Act Make Cosmetic Ingredients Safe?
If this is our chance to move a bill forward to help ensure safety in salon products & cosmetics - we can do better.
Questions About Toxic Manicures? WVE Has Answers
WVE Newsletter: Salon work, Deep Clean report, change.org petition, news you can use & more!
Join Us in the Fight to Protect Salon Workers!
Pretty Toxic blog January 15, 2013 Dawn Marino It has been brought to our attention here at Pretty Toxic that a recent issue of American... Read More