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The taming of the curl
by Anjali AthavaleyWall Street Journal
March 23rd, 2011
Fear of frizzy curls has taken hold in salons across America.

Brazilian Blowout safety is again questioned
by Lori AbbottPublic News Service California
March 21st, 2011
California women wanting to chemically straighten their hair may want to think twice before exposing themselves, and their hairdressers, to what could be dangerous levels of toxic chemicals.

The alchemy of grooming: Go green with your makeup with DIY cosmetics
by Alene DawsonLA Times All the Rage blog
March 16th, 2011
Are you the crafty, 4-H blue ribbon-winning type? Have confidence that your cooking and cocktail-making skills can translate into whipping up an organic skin care tonic? Or do you simply crave beauty products that aren’t crazy expensive or carcinogenic? Then you might want to check out the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

Your personal grooming products could be making you sick
by Estelle HayesHuffington Post
March 11th, 2011
Most of us follow personal care and beauty regimens that include at least that average dozen products giving us multiple repeat doses of offending substances every day. The cosmetics industry must think we can't do the math. They are wrong.

Not a pretty picture
by Noelle RobinsEarth Island Journal
March 1st, 2011
More than 500 cosmetics sold in the United States contain chemicals banned from beauty products in Europe, Canada and Japan. A proposed law aims to change that.

Toxic or not?
by Karen WeintraubBoston Globe
February 28th, 2011
Researchers are studying the dangers of ordinary household chemicals.

Yadira's Austin: Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
by Yadira IzquierdoAustin Post
February 27th, 2011
In my own quest to be healthier and learn about what's good and bad for my body, I asked one of my organic-culture-knowledgeable friends what line of make up she would recommend. Instead of making a recommendation, she directed me to the Safe Cosmetics webpage.

Fragrance free: 10 ways to protect yourself from toxic scents
by Beth GreerThe Washington Times
February 24th, 2011
Stinky, sweet smelling air fresheners, cologne, body sprays, and scented shampoo are made with synthetic fragrances, and they’re bad for your health.

The high price of beauty
by Susan HoganWPRI-TV Providence
February 23rd, 2011
Are girls increasing their risk of breast cancer by wearing blush, or their chances of reproductive abnormalities by applying lip gloss? It sounds crazy, but critics of the cosmetic industry say the concern is in the ingredients.

The chemicals in your cosmetics
by Estelle HayesHuffington Post
February 23rd, 2011
Sodium lauryl sulfate is an effective degreaser used to clean oil stains from the floor of my mechanic's repair shop; what's it doing in my toothpaste and my daughter's bubble bath?

Vegan, eco-friendly beauty products are worth learning about
by Marques G. HarperAustin American-Statesman
February 17th, 2011
We've become a society that wants to know where our meat comes from and how it was raised, how the chicken was treated before it laid the egg, and how our vegetables are grown. So why wouldn't we want to know more about what's in our beauty and skin products?

Safe Cosmetics Compact to be dissolved
by Anna SorefNatural Foods Merchandiser
February 8th, 2011
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has announced that it will be ending its popular Compact for Safe Cosmetics initiative.

Time to give safe cosmetics companies props
by Melaina JunttiNew Hope 360 blog
February 7th, 2011
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics announced it will sunset its Compact for Safe Cosmetics this summer and publish a complete list of compliant companies.

What the Yuck: Is there lead in my lipstick?
by Dr. Roshini RajCNN Health
February 4th, 2011
Q: Is it true there's lead in my red lipstick? A: This is one internet rumor that's true. Dr. Roshini Raj explains.

Tween Makeup Kits Destroy More Than Their Souls
by Jeanne SagerThe Stir blog
February 2nd, 2011
First it was the mom who had her 5-year-old daughter's eyebrows waxed on national TV. Now there's a whole range of makeup choices aimed at girls as young as 8 years old. And that's only half of the problem.

'Safe Cosmetics' pledge closes after seven years
by Katie BirdCosmeticsDesign.com
February 2nd, 2011
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics is phasing out its Compact for Safe Cosmetics that it designed as a voluntary pledge for safety and transparency in the industry.

The green beauty challenge
by Livia FirthVogue UK - The Green Style blog
January 31st, 2011
Livia Firth challenges her red-carpet beauty routine to represent "less of a toxic slick."

Keratin hair treatments popular, but draw health warnings
by Susan BergerChicago Tribune
January 26th, 2011
Stylist Andre Walker had seen women get beautiful results with keratin hair-smoothing treatments. He'd also heard the complaints about the harsh fumes.

Stacy Malkan, Featured Interview with Co-Founder of Safe Cosmetics
iaam.com
January 25th, 2011
After our first article, “What’s in my Make Up?” iaam decided to do a follow-up interview with Campaign for Safe Cosmetics' co-founder, Stacy Malkan, to find out more about the current cosmetics industry and how harmful daily cosmetic use really is.

Poison Ives-y: Stranded in a Beauty Aisle of Toxins, Betrayal, and Greenwashing
by Celia JailerThe Busy Signal blog
January 18th, 2011
Life is hard enough without being betrayed by a bottle, a compact, or a tube. But in the untested, unregulated grab-bag that is your bathroom cabinet, drugstore beauty aisle, or cosmetic case your personal care products hide a toxic tale indeed.

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