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Lead-Tainted Accessories Abound at Charlotte Russe, Forever 21, Wet Seal

Years after signing a legal settlement limiting the concentrations of heavy metals in their products, popular mall-based clothing chains, including Charlotte Russe, Forever 21, and Wet…

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How Much Lead is in Your Lipstick? FDA Study Uncovers Worst Offenders

Photo by Shutterstock The quest for the perfect red pucker may not be all that cracked up to be. In a recent investigation of lip products commonly found in drug and department stores…

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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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Tim Gunn Says No to Fur, Ascot Eco-Hat Contest, Toxic Earth Shoes

Project Runway host Tim Gunn wants designers to make it work—without fur. “I’m on a campaign to get as many fashion designers as possible to stop using it,” he said at PETA…

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