Chemicals in cosmetics pose danger
According to an article published in The Sydney Morning Herald...
ONLY one in every 100 of the 50,000 industrial, agricultural and veterinary chemicals available for use in Australia today has ever been tested for its potential danger to people's health and the environment.
The other 99 per cent, introduced before 1990, have never had to pass the modern tests of any regulatory authority to assess what risks people are taking by continuing to use them, according to a network of high-powered state bureaucrats reporting to a council of all the nation's environment ministers.
Natural skin care products and cosmetics best during pregnancy
Another article explains why it is especially important during pregnancy and childhood to limit the amount of chemicals you and your child are exposed to. Choosing organic food and natural skin care products could help reduce your chemical load. Read the full article.