5 Toxic Chemicals in the Products You Use Every Day

Posted by Mike Confino, November 21, 2014

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has no authority to assess the safety of beauty products before they go on the market. Unlike food and drug manufacturers, the cosmetics industry is free to use thousands of synthetic chemicals in all sorts of products, from lipstick and mascara to toothpaste and sunscreen.

Consumers may not buy into all the hype, but they shouldn’t turn a blind eye to it either.

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