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Cosmetics & Personal Care Products

Cosmetics & Personal Care Products




Consumers' Association of Penang

ISBN 983-104-093-7
Book size: 140 x 110mm
Pages: 140

  • About the Book

    A companion volume to the CAP Guide on Cancer-causing Chemicals in Cosmetics & Daily Use Products.

    In this book:

    •  Don’t be fooled by cosmetic claims
    •  Animal tests are no guarantee for safety
    •  Toxic baby baths
    •  Underlying truth about underarm preparations
    •  Unnecessary feminine hygiene wash
    •  Dy(e)ing young? – regular use of hair dyes can cause cancer
    •  Forever young? – Anti-wrinkle cosmetics: Line-lifter or skin scam?
    •  “Advanced” Cosmetic tricks: Unmasking the truth behind scientific-sounding claims in skincare products
    •  Hypoallergenic hype “gentle” but rough: The cutting edge of “allergy tested” cosmetics
    •  Natural cosmetics: Safe & simple alternatives to skincare products with cancer-causing chemicals

    – Natural hair remedies
    – Beautiful eyes & teeth
    – Beauty foods

    •  The ugly face of the cosmetics lobby

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