How a small dedicated group of women caused Walmart, Proctor and Gamble, Johnson and Johnson and Target to rethink the safety of their cosmetics and body care products that contain toxic chemicals linked to many cancers.
Chemicals found in cosmetics and personal care products are currently unregulated. Ingredients such as pthalates, coal tar, talc and parabens have been linked to increased risk of cancer. Many have been banned in Europe but not in the United States. Two excellent sources of information about toxic chemicals in our cosmetics are FemmeToxic (see their list of the “ToxicTwenty”, the most dangerous