Posts tagged FDA
Op-Ed: It’s Time to End Beauty As Usual

Fuelled by an intense debate over the need for federal regulation of the questionable or potentially harmful ingredients used in many personal care and cosmetics products, the policy fight erupted onto the public stage this week in a New York Times editorial, which cited Los Angeles-based Wen Hair Care as an example of why stronger consumer protection is needed. Read more at Business of Fashion.

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Lime Crime & The Scary Truth About Product Safety

“If you’re at all tapped into the world of indie makeup brands, you’re probably familiar with Lime Crime—and, if you’re familiar with Lime Crime, you probably know that Velvetines, its line of liquid matte lip stains, are cult favorites. But, if you’re a Velvetines devotee, you might want to look for a temporary alternative: Last month, on July 29, the FDA issued an official warning letter to Lime Crime stating that the use of ferric ferrocyanide and ultramarines listed as ingredients in the Red Velvet Velvetines Lip Stain constitutes a violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.” Read more at Refinery29.

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