The Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep database celebrated its 10th anniversary this summer. We connected with one of the original study participants to see how this initiative changed her perspective on personal-care products a decade ago.
Although the Minnesota ban won’t go into effect until 2017, it’s possible that manufacturers will begin to phase out the questionable ingredient before then.
Editorial Intern, Casie Leigh Lukes, on washing her face with coconut oil and making natural bug repellant.
Here’s the Soapbox Speech: Many antibacterial/antimicrobial soaps contain a chemical called triclosan, which was created as a surgical scrub for hospitals several decades ago. The safety of triclosan is currently under review by the FDA and the EPA because: Several studies have shown that it may alter or disrupt hormone regulation in the body. Additional... Read more »