Our culture’s emphasis on beauty is a driving force behind the billion dollar cosmetics industry. Television, movies and magazines extol an image that’s hard to achieve. And one that may be just as hard on your health.
National Geographic’s TheGreenGuide.com site has a fascinating, interactive graphic that unveils the truth about the chemicals used in cosmetics and beauty products.
You’ll be surprised by what makes up the makeup women rely on every day. Do you really want to put hydroquinone, phenylendediamine, diethanolamine or coal tar on your face? Especially if you don’t know what they are?