New Federal Bill Package Will Make Safer Beauty Available to All
This suite of federal safer beauty bills addresses gaping holes in cosmetic safety by banning the worst chemicals; requiring fragrance disclosure; protecting women of color... Read More
Because of You, Summer’s Eve Removed Ten Toxic Ingredients!
VICTORY! Summer's Eve has removed 10 toxic ingredients from their products. Unfortunately, underlying concerns with intimate care products continue to put our health at risk.
The CIR Claims Cosmetics Can Never Harm Your Lungs
The CIR is meeting this month to discuss their “Aerosols Precedents” and WVE has submitted our concerns. Learn more.
CIR poised to declare parabens safe for use in cosmetics…again
Allowing unsafe preservatives like parabens to stay on the market won’t drive the innovation in safer alternatives that we really need.
Why the Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) is Failing the Public and Failing Manufacturers
Our new report exposes why the CIR cannot be trusted to protect our health and our environment from harmful ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products.
Report Exposes Industry-Funded Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) Panel’s Failure to Protect the Public and Manufacturers
An exclusive report exposes the dangers both the public and manufacturers face in relying on the Cosmetics Ingredient Review (CIR) panel to provide adequate safety assessments of ingredients used in cosmetics. The CIR is a program of the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC), a trade organization representing manufacturers of the $62 billion cosmetics industry. The CIR’s stated purpose is to assess the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics. But as the report points out, the CIR is green-lighting chemicals as “safe for use in cosmetics” that are linked to adverse health effects including allergies, hormone disruption and cancer.
Is Your Morning Routine Riddled With Toxic Chemicals?
I started doing the math on the toxins I was exposed to just during my morning routine. I was shocked, and more than appalled, especially when I thought of all of the women just like me who are using the same products every single day.
Another New Cosmetics Safety Bill Fails To Provide Protection Consumers Need
We certainly need new legislation to fix the many problems with how cosmetics are regulated, but much like the Personal Care Product Safety Act, this bill really misses the mark when it comes to ensuring the safety of cosmetic ingredients.
Walmart Announces Prohibition of 10 Toxic Chemicals and Increased Disclosure of Ingredients
September 12, 2013 – Today, the world’s largest retailer, Walmart, announced that it will begin a process to phase out at least 10 harmful chemicals... Read More
Who’s Naughty and Who’s Nice?
How retailers respond to consumer demand for safe personal care products For immediate release: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Missoula, MT – When it comes to... Read More