Friday, July 23, 2010

The Story of Cosmetics

Just a note - Adrianne Russell wrote a great post about unemployment, including an interview with me about the difficulty of finding a museum job. Please show her some love and check it out. And now, we return to our regularly scheduled blog post, already in progress...

The Story of Stuff people made another great short info flick, this one about the dangers of toxins in cosmetics we use.

(Click here to see embedded video)

On the site, you can find out more in-dept info and take action should you so choose.

Related posts:
Campaign for Safe Cosmetics
The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard
Detox Your Life (How To)
Boys Get the Short End of the Stick

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adriannerussell said...

I've always had a fundamental problem with hair relaxers for children & skin lighteners, but it seems like so many of those products are made with scary stuff! I'm going to have to switch up some products. :)

Kim Williams said...

very aware of this. my spouse just did a 'toxic cosmetic alert' presentation locally.

big political battles surrounding this industry... BIG

May said...

Sadly, that's the case with most issues I care about. Bleh...