Thanks to the rise of clean beauty, people are looking for healthier, more sustainable alternatives when it comes to cosmetics. Here, we investigate the impact that water-filled products can have on the environment, and why going water-free might be the eco-friendly change we all need to make.
The proposal is intended to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of efforts to reduce the chemicals' harm to human health and the environment.
Lead scientist Katie Hayden plans to publish recommendations for products people can use that don't have the harmful chemicals, which are called endocrine-disrupting compounds.
Chemical makers, cleaning product firms, and cosmetics makers are all scrambling to meet new limits on the impurity.
More than 1,300 toxic ingredients have been banned from use in cosmetics in the UK, with restrictions on a further 500 ingredients. In comparison, only 11 are banned in the US.
A 'forever chemical' found in half of all cosmetics could kill seals and dolphins, the Marine Conservation Society has said as it calls for a ban.
Did you know that your hand lotions, cosmetics and detergents could be creating as much air pollution as your car?
You may not have heard of Volatile Organic Compounds but it's likely that your lungs are infinitely familiar with them.
Lupita D. Montoya, Aaron Lamplugh: Nail salon workers suffer chemical exposures that can be like working at a garage or a refinery
Some cosmetics and deodorants contain chemicals that, when released into the air, may pose a risk to human health.
Resumption of normal life in the United States under a herd immunity approach would result in an enormous death toll by all estimates.
Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.