This startling statistic is just one of the reasons why I have decided to use Beauty Counter products. Doesn’t it seem a bit odd that a country such as ours lags so far behind in consumer safety in regards to the cosmetic industry? It is no longer safe to believe that our government looks out for our health. I think we all know that there is business to be run and money to be made, so those two factors trump safety every time across the board. Unfortunately, it is women and children who pay the price. Women because they buy and use a majority of these products and the children second hand because what mom takes in, baby takes in while in utero.
Yes, depressing isn’t it. There are chemicals all around us, and you would drive yourself crazy if you thought you could control every one. There are over 80,000 chemicals in existence, probably more, and of those, very few are tested for safety. These chemicals that are found in food, beauty products,...
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