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Avon to Phase Out Toxic Chemical Triclosan From Cosmetics

Avon announced this week  that it will begin to phase out triclosan from their roster of products. The antimicrobial agent can be fond in many health and beauty products, and has been…

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Top 7 WTF Beauty Stories of 2012 (Vote for the Most Shocking!)

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NY Attorney General Issues Best Practices for Breast-Cancer Marketing

Photo by Shutterstock Every October, the nation buys into the spurious notion that shopping can cure breast cancer. Slapping a coat of pink on everything from kitchen appliances to…

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Avon Claims to Fight Breast Cancer, But Are Its Products Safe?

Photo by Veronika Matejkova/Shutterstock As one of the more visible organizers of breast-cancer rallies across the United States, Avon talks a good game about “crusading”…

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Under PETA's Guidance, China to Approve First Non-Animal Cosmetics Test

Photo by Shutterstock Thanks to the efforts of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the scientists it funds, Chinese officials are in the final stages of approving the…

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Avon, Estée Lauder, Mary Kay Resume Testing Cosmetics on Animals

As American firms jostle for a piece of China’s $15-billion-and-growing cosmetics market, Avon, Mary Kay, and Esteé Lauder have quietly turned their backs on 20 years of…

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