Link between plastic pollution and COSMETICS

Have we ever thought that the products that we use in our daily life can lead us to cancer?  Products like Toothpaste, Deodorants, Shampoos, etc. And more than that… have we ever thought that the nice looking Baby Shampoo, Baby Cream, Baby Feeding bottles can have chemicals that can lead to cancer.

In today’s world we often here words like Global Warming, Climate Change, Eco-friendly living, etc. etc.  Do these words have any relation with us or the common man? Yes! it definitely has.  Well after listening to the various speeches on the net, I am in fact in a state of shock.  But here my intention of showcasing this information, is not to scare you all.  Instead it is to spread the awareness about how we can tackle this issue and bring in a practice of healthy living, starting from our homes.

In this video, Stacy Malkan – the leader of the ‘Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’, speaks about the connection between plastic pollution and cosmetics. Listen to it carefully and share you thoughts with me.

Products you could consider buying:

You could also visit my EcoStore to view and purchase similar Safe products.

Websites you must visit:

  1. www.thegirlcott.com

    The Girlcott is designed to drive demand for a healthier cosmetics and personal care industry through Awareness, Action, Alternatives and Advocacy. The origin of this movement comes from the author, Stacy Malkan, whose superbly researched, eye-opening book, Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry, references the word girlcott by Dr.Devra Davis – a scientific leader in efforts to promote safer and healthier products.

  2. www.ewg.org

    EWG’s Skin Deep database gives you practical solutions to protect yourself and your family from everyday exposures to chemicals. They launched Skin Deep in 2004 to create online safety profiles for cosmetics and personal care products. Its aim is to fill in where industry and government leave off.

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