storyofstuffproject | July 20, 2010
The Story of Cosmetics, released on July 21st, 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. Produced with Free Range Studios and hosted by Annie Leonard, the seven-minute film by The Story of Stuff Project reveals the implications for consumer and worker health and the environment, and outlines ways we can move the industry away from hazardous chemicals and towards safer alternatives. The film concludes with a call for viewers to support legislation aimed at ensuring the safety of cosmetics and personal care products.
The Story of Cosmetics (2010)
From Democracy Now! July 21, 2010:
- Lead in Lipstick? Coal Tar in Shampoo? As New Bill Calls for Stricter Rules on Beauty Products, a Debate Between Campaign for Safe Cosmetics Founder and Cosmetics Industry Spokesperson
- Skin Deep: Online Cosmetics Safety Database Rates 62,000+ Beauty Products
- Actress and Cancer Survivor Fran Drescher Speaks Out in Support of New Bill Seeking Stricter Cosmetics Rules
Do cleaning products cause breast cancer? – www.world-science.net
The Story of Stuff By Robert Weissman (+ video)
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This is a great video. A lot of untested chemicals (quite possibly toxic) are also added to food we eat. The “Processed Food” Industry should be known as the adulterated Food Industry.
You are absolutely right, Shaine.
If anyone missed seeing this, I highly recommend watching: