War on Women’s Personal Care Choices

CEI_logo-2“Activists Wage War on Women’s Personal Care Choices,” By Angela Logomasini, Ph.D.
I suspect most women would agree that when you find a skin care product that works, you stick with it. But activist groups are waging war against many key ingredients in our personal care regimens based on highly speculative and questionable science. Both regulators and manufacturers are responding with product bans or “voluntary” product reformulations, leaving women with fewer options. For example, you may soon notice that those little microbeads in your face wash are gone. Last December, President Barack Obama signed into law a federal ban, requiring manufacturers to phase them out by early 2017 after some industry groups agreed to do it voluntarily. Upon passage of the law, the sponsor of the legislation, U.S. House Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), exclaimed: “Simply put, microbeads are causing mega-problems.” Yet the evidence of “mega-problems” doesn’t exist. Read more.

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