Did you know that in the United States it is not permitted by the FDA to just add any old ingredient into your cosmetic for the purposes of changing color?
Essential oils are happiest when cold.
Three scientific studies have been performed by different laboratories, all reaching the similar conclusions – UV nail lamps are safe as used in nail salons!
Research or Run?
What are the cosmetic ingredients that cause skin allergies?
One of the EWG’s favourite complaints about the cosmetics industry is that between 70 and 90% (depending on the source) of all ingredients have not been fully tested for safety.
One of the things I wanted to point out in this post is that not all ingredients are the same even if they have the same name.
Let’s take a look at an ingredient that is popular in products aimed at those who prefer the more natural angle for their cosmetics – Dead Sea mud. This natural ingredient is taken from only one place – the Dead Sea.
Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 Mirrors Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Proposals, Would Greatly Expand FDA Authority Over Cosmetics
The bill would add a major new subchapter to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) chapter on cosmetics. This new subchapter would impose significant new obligations on FDA and on “brand owners,” the entities responsible for bringing a cosmetic to market, whether domestic or foreign establishments. Obligations would also be imposed on ingredient manufacturers and suppliers.
H.R. 1385 Safe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2013 bill text