Lead is part of the Earth and occurs at an average level of 0.0013 % in the Earth’s crust (13 parts-per-million (ppm)).
Here are a number of claims that the Toxic Makeup Patrol makes that are just mistaken.
I’m taking a moment to step away from the science behind what’s going on lately in the cosmetics industry and the media to examine the logical side of it.
A recent FDA study of the lead content in 400 lipsticks found that lead concentrations ranged between 0.02 parts per million (ppm) and 7.17ppm.
The group’s formula to a scare campaign is to point to the presence of a chemical without credibly establishing that there’s any actual harm (which is what really matters).
The cosmetic industry has been under fire regarding lead in lipstick and cosmetics for years now. The debate continues, but it is much to do about nothing. Lead (Pb) is on the periodic table, is a naturally occurring substance. It occurs extensively in the earth’s crust and is the 36th most common chemical element on earth, [...]
Truthful information backed by scientific facts in regards to safe cosmetics.
I’ve got a question for you. Should you give up lipstick, candy or water consumption first? It is a legitimate question based on the newest article from Skin Deep “I’ll take my lipstick unleaded, please” by Jane Houlihan. Below is a chart that takes a close look at the levels of lead (Pb) found by the FDA in lipsticks, the allowed [...]
The following is taken directly from the FDA website: “The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received a number of inquiries regarding reports of lead contamination in lipstick. The following information is drawn from responses to those inquiries, along with information on our latest findings”. What is FDA’s legal authority over cosmetic safety? FDA regulates [...]