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Faces of Prevention Pt. 5: Jeana Thurston

[TW: breast cancer] Guest Post by Jeana Thurston, Crunchi wellness activist  In September 2018, my annual mammogram showed a small irregularity. Since I had no family history of breast cancer and could not feel anything during my self-breast exam, I was only...

Faces of Prevention Pt. 4: Lindsey Shelley

Guest Post by Lindsey Shelley, Mindfully Beautiful Mama  As a mother of four daughters, it has always been my mission to lead them on a path that will positively impact their health. Being a mom is no easy task! Knowing that I will not always be able to make choices...

BCPP’s Breast Cancer PREVENTION Month Shopping Guide 2021 Part 2

​​​​​*Smart, safer shopping made easy* Purchases that support our work in prevention We call October Breast Cancer Prevention Month. For over 20 years, October has signified the month to promote awareness of breast cancer and shop in support of finding a cure. Yet, 1...

Melissa: My personal breast cancer story

Guest Post by Melissa Gabriel, Wife, Mother, Better Beauty Advocate, Breast Cancer Survivor This Giving Tuesday, join us and honor the many Faces of Prevention. The real people who inspire our daily work to create a toxic-free world. Up first is Melissa, a clean...

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...

Changemakers’ Chat: EO Co-Founder and Co-CEO Susan Griffin-Black

BCPP’s Changemakers’ Chat webinar interview series is bringing together the BCPP community and our partners during this time of uncertainty. This month, join BCPP and pioneering Founder and Co-CEO, Susan Griffin-Black, for a discussion on clean beauty,...

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...

How we can remove toxic chemicals, and stress, from parents’ lives

By BCPP Digital Advocacy Coordinator Kathryn Bache  On January 8, I joined 24 women in Sacramento to ask members of the California Assembly to support the California Toxic Free Cosmetic’s Act (AB 495). This bill would ban 13 of the most toxic chemicals currently being...

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