Sunday, October 14, 2007

Get the lead out....

of your lipsticks!

You've probably already heard about the study that shows that many popular lipsticks have been discovered to have unacceptable levels of lead in them.

If not check out the Q&A on the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics site:

A Poison Kiss: The Problem of Lead in Lipstick

Fat Chic offers a great summary of the most important info - a list of the lipstick brands in question from the those brands containing the least amount of lead (I was happy to see many of the brands I've used over the years on that list!) to the most (really unhappy to see Burt's Bee's Merlot shimmer on the middle list - I love their shimmer product line and use it! But I'll be sparing in using the Merlot color going forward!) in the following post - along with some possible natural alternatives:

Alternatives to Lead Laden Lipsticks

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