The Top 5 Cancer-Causing Chemical Ingredients in Cosmetics
1. Formaldehyde and formaldehyde-releasing agents
3. Parabens: Ehtylparaben, Methylparaben, Propylparaben and Butylparaben
4. Phthalates (legally listed as "Fragrance")
5. Metals (including) Lead, Zinc, Aluminum, Mercury, Iron and Chromium
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Beauty and The Breast - Carcinogens In Cosmetics
"The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has tested 7,500 beauty products and found that 80 percent of them contained 146 chemicals linked to cancer. In this country, "12.2 million adults -- One of every 13 women and one of every 23 men -- are exposed to ingredients that are known or probable human carcinogens every day through their use of personal care products," EWG says."
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The Ugly Side of Cosmetics
"The average person’s morning routine puts him/her into contact with over 100 chemicals before breakfast, according to Aubrey Hampton and Susan Hussey, founder and vice-president of marketing, respectively, of Aubrey Organics."
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Beware Carcinogens In Cosmetics
"With rare exceptions such as children's bubble baths, the FDA has never required the industry to label its products with any warning of well documented risks, particularly reproductive and cancer; nor has the FDA banned the sale of unsafe products to an unsuspecting public, although so explicitly authorized by the 1938 Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act."
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