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Give Lead the Kiss-Off

Give Lead the Kiss-Off

Every day, millions of women could be putting their health at risk as they unknowingly expose themselves to toxins.

The laundry list of toxins commonly found in cosmetics goes on and on. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, of all the chemicals used in cosmetics, nearly nine hundred are toxic. In fact, 450 ingredients that are used in the United States are banned for use in cosmetics in the European Union.

In spite of all this, the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t require safety testing before beauty products hit the market. Most
readily available makeup is loaded with chemicals that are either untested for long-term effects on your health, or have already been proven to have potentially harmful qualities.

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety of our product, but this just simply isn’t happening. Tell Congress we want the FDA to test and regulate the ingredients put in cosmetics by signing this petition.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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10:39AM PDT on Mar 27, 2013

tks

3:48AM PDT on Mar 27, 2013

thanks for sharing

11:29AM PDT on Mar 10, 2013

thx:)

8:58AM PDT on Jun 12, 2012

This I agree with as in olden days the lead and red numbered dye did in fact prove a detriment to the user.

5:30PM PDT on May 7, 2012

Thanks

5:44AM PDT on Jul 17, 2011

Thank you

12:55PM PST on Feb 22, 2011

thanks!

5:10AM PDT on Nov 1, 2010

Thanks for the info.

4:10AM PDT on Jul 8, 2010

Thanks for the article.

4:14AM PDT on May 27, 2010

thanks

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