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Environmental Working Group's Healthy Living Tips: Cosmetics

Environmental Working Group's Healthy Living Tips: Cosmetics

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Ever looked at the labels on your shampoos, moisturizers and cosmetics? Do you really know what chemicals you're putting on your body?

EWG scientist Nneka Leiba explains some helpful tips on what to watch out for before you buy.

Most Americans use about 10 personal care products a day. And they think that the government is making sure these products are safe -- but the scary truth is, it's not. That's why Environmental Working Group scientists have put together easy-to-use tips on how to read labels on personal care products. 

For more tips, get EWG's Healthy Living Tips Booklet: www.ewg.org/HHTBooklet

For more information on cosmetics and other health products, check out EWG's Skin Deep Database: www.ewg.org/skindeep