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ACTON ALERT: The Ugly Truth About Beauty Petition ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !

Green Lifestyle  (tags: beauty products, environment, greenproducts, awareness, ingredients, federal government )

- 2903 days ago -
The Ugly Truth About Beauty is a PR campaign to raise awareness about the harmful ingredients that are in many cosmetics. We want to encourage individuals to make smart choices about the products they are buying. We are also pushing for the


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Past Member (0)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 8:47 am
signed and noted,thanks

Peggy A (109)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 10:43 am

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 11:45 am
Noted and signed (#52), thanks Simone. I haven't used cosmetics in years and rarely used them when I was younger.

Suzanne L (3)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 12:23 pm

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 12:41 pm
There is nothing uglier than a person who doesn't care how their makeup was developed. Signed.

annmarie mclean (0)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 12:58 pm
Mineral oil is one of the WORST (petroleum process by-product) things you can put on your skin. Cosmetics companies use this in many of their products. Try to find skin care without this... the truth is there are VERY few. ALSO - I am concerned with animal testing. If it is not on the label - "No Animal Testing" - I do not buy it !

Ludger W (65)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 1:00 pm
signed thans

Annie Cowling (116)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 1:22 pm
signed, thank-you Simone

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 1:23 pm
A great website to check your cosmetic ingredients and advice on the most environmentally friendly products:

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 2:04 pm
Just go au-natural, let nature take care of your skin.

Sanja T (154)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 2:07 pm
noted... and signed

Janyce S (12)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 2:15 pm
noted and signed

Jennifer M (78)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 2:38 pm
Signed and noted. Glad I don't wear makeup anymore!

Jane H (139)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 3:19 pm
noted and signed------I've never worn make up and am glad of it.

Anne K (139)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 3:51 pm
The ugliest truth about beauty is that these harmful chemicals/cosmetics are poured into the eyes of animals in the Draize test, forced down their throats in the LD50 test, and rubbed onto their shaved raw skin to check for reactions. Torturing animals for human vanity is insane!

Geynell E (68)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 3:58 pm
Won't buy if the label doesn't say "not tested on animals".

Amber Beasley (20)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 5:13 pm
signed and noted! thanks!

Tierney G (381)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 5:27 pm
they also use animal by products in many cosmetics. Signed thanks Simone

Gloria H (88)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 6:08 pm
went on a beauty blog website. Couldn't find any topics on cruelty free!! (Started my own). I'm sure I am not the only one interested on the topic. I wonder about theatrical make up for the stage (I'm into theatre). Any cruelty lines there?
Just got a heavy metal test back. I'm loaded with lead more than a bag of buckshot. There's lead in those lipsticks, tuelene in nail polish (bad,bad,bad for the brain) and probably lots more nasty things like cadmuim.
tossed out all cosmetics that didn't have the running bunny symbol or "not tested on animals".Amazing how many there were! but, it will be nice to go on a new shopping spree!

John Williams (36)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 6:08 pm
Beauty is only skin deep. I have seen more beautiful people on this site than on TV or the big screen. What you are in your inner self is the true beauty (or ugliness).

Aletta K (146)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 6:13 pm
Noted , thanks , signed !

Evelyn Z (300)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 6:35 pm
Thanks. Noted & Signed

Carol H (229)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 7:08 pm
signed #244 and noted, thanks Simone

Kathy C (354)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 7:14 pm
Noted & signed with thanks Simone

Carmen Ares (3)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 7:33 pm
many thanks

ANGIE cr (4)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 8:52 pm
girls. we really don't need cosmetics!! we are beautiful!

Linda Thompson (16)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 9:29 pm
great! signed

Charlene Rush (2)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 9:30 pm
The saddest part of the cosmetic indurtry, is that they are aware of the dangers of the chemicals they use. They need not inflict pain on unwilling animals. Cosmetics can be made, carefully and without dangerous ingredients, but they are always looking for a way to save a few pennies.

As stated above, mineral oil is, along with lanolin, something you want to avoid.

Olga L. (8)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 9:32 pm

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 10:36 pm
Make up covers it all - I use products not tested on animals.

Valjean O (23)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 11:40 pm
Makes sense! Signed

Krasimira B (175)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 11:46 pm
#285 Done.

pam M (98)
Thursday November 4, 2010, 11:56 pm
Done. The cosmetic industry has gone under the radar because it involves a sex that's not really important . . . women. This is not the only issue that needs examination, false advertisement is rampant in the industry. Conning those with fragile egos into the bottomless pit of eternal youth while emptying their wallets.

KS G (0)
Friday November 5, 2010, 12:28 am
Thanks for the article.

NICKY M (119)
Friday November 5, 2010, 12:53 am
I was just going to spend out on a natural product the other day, that advertised that it had 'no nasty chemicals' in it and that it was safe for children.... and when I read the label, it had titanium dioxide and other cancer forming chemicals in it!!!!! Maybe the cosmetic companies really ARE not aware that some of the ingredients are harmful! If they don't, then they need to learn in a hurry! Thanks Simone!

gail d (0)
Friday November 5, 2010, 1:57 am
signed ty

Animae C (507)
Friday November 5, 2010, 2:09 am

Victoria S (19)
Friday November 5, 2010, 3:05 am
I knew there was a good reason why I didn't wear make up... Signed :-D

Past Member (0)
Friday November 5, 2010, 4:31 am
Signed. Thank you for posting.

barbara n (10)
Friday November 5, 2010, 5:08 am
I would agree with the purpose, and also would sign it sure that the hole thing will not became another manoeuvre to to push forward, once agin, the sadistic interests of those who claim a right to exeperiment any kind of useless poisons on animals?

Ana F (128)
Friday November 5, 2010, 6:26 am

Esther Z (94)
Friday November 5, 2010, 7:20 am
Noted and signed.

Tao Mouse (3)
Friday November 5, 2010, 8:00 am
Noted and signed.

. (0)
Friday November 5, 2010, 1:08 pm
Revlon, Clairol, Mary Kay, take note. I always questioned Ellen D. and her cosmetic ads - yet she supposes to be a defender of animal rights. Is it the money Ellen? The same disgust goes for Queen Latifah - queen of Revlon.

Genoveva M M (328)
Friday November 5, 2010, 1:54 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks

Valerie H (133)
Friday November 5, 2010, 8:44 pm
Thank you - signed....# 401...always look for cruelty-free cosmetics - non-animal tested..

Alexandra R (180)
Saturday November 6, 2010, 4:58 am

Linda B (10)
Saturday November 6, 2010, 6:36 am
Although I personally don't wear much in the way of make-up or beauty products (basically just cleansers), I know many people who do and I care about their health. This is a great petition. Good luck with getting your signatures!

Nancy Anderson (21)
Sunday November 7, 2010, 11:46 am
Having used make-up to grow microbes while studying microbiology in college, I have very rarely worn make-up. I'm glad this article came out. Thanks & noted.

Antonio Amador (60)
Monday November 8, 2010, 3:04 am
Signed. Thank you

MmAway M (514)
Monday November 8, 2010, 3:01 pm
Signed Simone!

Rosemary M (127)
Monday November 8, 2010, 6:20 pm
Both signed.

jane richmond (10)
Sunday November 14, 2010, 5:57 pm
Signed and noted

Fiona N (10)
Tuesday November 30, 2010, 4:21 pm
Signed, thanks.
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