Reports show that the cosmetics industry currently earns more than $60 billion annually in the U.S., making it one of the most profitable sectors in business. But as online shopping expands its reach into the beauty market, we now have access to countless products that may contain harmful chemicals.
Check out the tips below to help keep you and your family safe from exposure to the harmful chemicals found in many cosmetics products.
Statista: Revenue of the cosmetic industry in the United States from 2002 to 2016 (in billion U.S. dollars)
EWG: Exposures add up – Survey results
Breast Cancer Fund: Choose Safe Cosmetics
Huffpost Blog: The Danger of Toxic Consumer Products, Fragrances
Campaign for Safer Cosmetics: Top 5 Safe Cosmetics Tips
USDA Organic Skin Care
EWG Skin Deep: Top tips for safer products
Certified Natural Cosmetics: Transparency for the Consumer
Ecocert Group: Natural and organic cosmetics