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Tag: Cosmetics

Pantene to Women: Feel Insecure About Your Insecurities

Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti blasts the beauty product manufacturer for “giving themselves a pat on the back for ‘empowering’ ” women to feel better by “imploring [them] to stop apologizing for everything.”

Posted on Jun 19, 2014 READ MORE

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FDA Finds Lead in 400 Lipsticks

Here’s a startling, but perhaps not surprising, bit of news for those inclined to put colors on their kissers: The Food and Drug Administration ran some tests on hundreds of lipsticks and found that many made by popular brands such as L’Oreal, Cover Girl and Nars contained a very unsexy ingredient: lead.

Posted on Feb 14, 2012 READ MORE

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The Body Shop Under Fire

An ethical row has erupted after the supposedly eco- and human rights-friendly cosmetic provider The Body Shop was accused of buying palm oil from an organization that pressed for the eviction of Colombian peasant families in order to build a new palm plantation. Riot cops evicted the farming families in July.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009 READ MORE

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