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.
There is a growing hysteria about “chemicals” in consumer products, as if the fact of a substance being a chemical made it inherently toxic.
PCT experts weigh in on fragrance and petrochemicals.
It has been noticed that certain individuals are mounting an attack on both the PCT site in general, and some of the contributors in particular.
I doubt that the authors of Skin Deep are familiar with essence oils, which are almost entirely used in food flavorings, and there’s no way that lemon essence oil is used in 618 personal care products.
The Skin Deep Database – highly misleading and often wrong.
As a consultant working in the cosmetics industry it is impossible not to be aware of the fear that exists around the chemicals used to make products.
The reader is invited to make their own judgments on the veracity of the original article that appeared in the Huffington Post.
A small manufacturer of natural herbal cosmetics looking for help in combating the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.
Mineral oil either on its own or as part of a formulation has been a mainstay of dry skin treatments since it first started becoming generally available around the time of the first world war.