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Toxic Beauty: How Cosmetics and Personal-Care Products Endanger Your Health... and What You Can Do About It Hardcover – March 17, 2009
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Interestingly, there is another new book with the same "Toxic Beauty" title, also published in 2009, that provides an excellent overview and intriguing insider view of the USA's cosmetic/personal care products industry, and the shocking international "organic" personal care labeling controversy. UK researcher Dawn Mellowship, the author of "Toxic Beauty," scrutinized countless journals, scientific studies, academic works and product labels to bring us a wealth of extremely well-researched scientific background material on personal care product ingredients and their health and environmental effects. Like a jolt of strong black coffee, the data presented is eye-opening and, at times, disturbing, but the book is woven in a logical stream into a well-organized and easy-to-read work with excellent citations. The book has a helpful personal care product ingredients dictionary and, for those who want to know how to find the best certified organic products, Ms.Read more ›
I found myself engulfed in this book not being able to put it down once I started reading it. Incredible valuable read!
A good "starter book" that makes one think more when shopping & applying cosmetics
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A great read that opens one's mind to the truth about off-the-shelf products.Published 4 months ago by James L. Livingston
I thought the book was eye opening. I can't believe the fda, and other gov. agencies have allowed nightmare ingredients into products we use. Read morePublished 11 months ago by avid reader
Love the book! Information supplied that everybody should know about. I will use this book as a reference book always.Published on July 26, 2010 by Marilyn Corpening