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Top 7 Eco-Beauty Milestones of 2012 (Vote for Most Ground-Breaking!)

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Industry Dominated Historic Congressional Hearing on Toxic Cosmetics

Photo by Shutterstock The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee may have convened the first Congressional hearing on cosmetics safety in more than 30 years, but the…

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Congress to Hold First Hearing on Cosmetics Safety in Over 30 Years

Mercury in face creams. Formaldehyde in hair products. Lead in lipstick. It’s about time lawmakers paid attention. For the first time in 30 years, the House Energy and Commerce…

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Brazilian Blowout Settles Class-Action Lawsuit for $4.5 Million

A new kink—pun fully intended—has emerged in the saga of the Brazilian Blowout. The hair-straightener manufacturer, mired of late in a slew of health complaints and government…

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Salons Still Offering Brazilian Blowout Despite Formaldehyde Danger

video platform video management video solutions video player Never mind repeated warnings from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Occupational Safety and Health…

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Brazilian Blowout Agrees to Warn Consumers About Cancer Risks

The maker of Brazilian Blowout, a popular line of “professional-only” hair-straightening products, has agreed to warn consumers that two of its formulations emit…

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Formaldehyde in Wrinkle-Free Clothing May Cause Skin Problems

Photos by Laura Pedrick for the New York Times Wrinkle-resistant clothes are a boon for folks who’d rather never see the business side of an iron again, but the permanent-press…

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