Happy Thanksgiving to all!
Personal Care Truth, a group of independent cosmetic business owners who represent the interests of the cosmetics industry as a whole, has created an interactive forum for its readers in order to provide an outlet for discussion on regulations, legislation and other areas of interest on cosmetics and the personal care products industry.
Advocates wave an innocent-looking banner extolling “green chemistry,” which in reality involves government second guessing decisions made within the private sector to force industry to make more “environmentally sound” or “green” products.
Rather than offer women and the public-at-large sound and balanced information about cosmetics and health, the survey authors push misinformation and junk science.
It turns out there is a range of salt concentrations at which a shampoo formula will get thicker or thinner.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics’ November 1 report on the safety of baby products contains nothing new or scientifically noteworthy. Allegations made that commonly used baby products are contaminated with harmful levels of carcinogenic chemicals are false.
We cosmetic chemists are being attacked and told by people who have no background in or understanding of toxicology or chemistry what chemicals we should be allowed to use.
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel (CIR) has reached a final conclusion on the use of methylene glycol in nail hardeners and hair/keratin smoothing products.