Cosmetics and Personal-Care Products
From the Inside Flap
The good news? These exposures are 100 percent avoidable.
In Toxic Beauty, Dr. Samuel Epstein and co-author Randall Fitzgerald show you how to protect your health and those of your loved ones by identifying toxic ingredients in everyday products such as baby lotions, sunscreens, hair dyes, and perfumes.
Most consumers simply don’t know the dangers in the products they routinely apply to their faces and bodies. Toxic Beauty issues a long-overdue wake-up call.
From the Back Cover
Protecting Yourself Is Up to You
In Toxic Beauty, Dr. Samuel Epstein, former professor of environmental health and chairman of the Cancer Prevention Coalition, warns of the toxic ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products we use every day, and educates readers on safe alternatives.
In these pages, you’ll find:
* The five categories of common toxic ingredients * Access to toxic-ingredients tear sheets * Nontoxic alternatives to toxic products * The new trends, such as green chemistry and certified organic products, that are finally making your personal-care products safer
You can protect yourself and your family from the short- and long-term dangers of toxic products. Toxic Beauty shows you how.