Posts with Tag: fragrance

Cosmetic Safety: 82 years later, have things changed?

By Janet Nudelman, Director of Program & Policy and Director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act (FDCA) into law in 1938.  Back then, you could rent a house for $27/month, a loaf...

What are fragrances made of? 

By BCPP Tech & Communications Manager Emily Reuman Scents are important. Probably more important than you (or most people) think. Especially when it comes to memory, sensations, and even the bonding experience between baby and mother. We are triggered by the past...

SB 574 Stalled in Assembly Appropriations Committee

Janet Nudelman, BCPP Director of Program & Policy and Director of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics California bill SB 574 would have been the first bill in the world to force companies to publicly disclose the fragrance and flavor chemicals in their beauty and...

Don’t let them hurt our kids

This is Lucy. Lucy represents thousands of little girls of color in the U.S. who are unjustly exposed to toxic chemicals, like formaldehyde, in their hair products. We know that black women are more likely to die from the disease and get breast cancer at a younger age...

How Toxic Ingredients Became A Blessing In My Life

Guest Post by Joanne Starkman, cofounder of Innersense Organic Beauty When I was invited by Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) to pledge support for the California Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2019 (SB574), I expected to be part...