Cosmetics

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Nearly 500 US cosmetics 'unsafe'

1st October 2007
478 cosmetic products on sale in the US contain doses of toxic chemicals which are unsafe, even when used as directed on the bottle, the US NGO the Environmental Working Group has revealed.

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Five beauty products you should avoid

Pat Thomas
| 19th April 2007
Beauty products. Few items are sold to us with more reassurances that they will be good for our health, appearance and well-being. Few items are so drastically misnamed. In this collection of 'Behind the Label' articles, we select five beauty products that shouldn't feature on your bathroom shelf...

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5 beauty products you should avoid

Pat Thomas
| 19th April 2007
Beauty products. Few items are sold to us with more reassurances that they will be good for our health, appearance and well-being. Few items are so drastically misnamed. In this collection of 'Behind the Label' articles, we select five beauty products that shouldn't feature on your bathroom shelf...

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Purely cosmetic changes?

Pat Thomas
| 1st June 2005
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a hefty warning to the cosmetics industry - clean up your act or else. The question is: will the agency follow through?

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Heaven-Scent

Kim Erickson
| 1st May 2005
Conventional perfumes are cocktails of synthetic chemicals, many of which have been linked to cancers, birth defects and central nervous system disorders. Time to try something more natural

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