Blog Posts By:

Gina Werdel,
Make It Toxic Free, Associate

It shouldn't be consumers' responsibility to make sure the products we use on our bodies don't contain toxic chemicals that can make us and our loved ones sick. But until governments and companies adopt the necessary policies to protect us and ensure our products are safe, we can take steps to clean up our routine. Join us for Cosmetic Clean-Out Week January 11-15, 2021.

Gifting beauty products to family and friends this holiday season? Here's a guide to purchasing safer beauty products.

The FDA allows cosmetic companies to hide toxic fragrance ingredients from consumers. But this fall, California passed a landmark bill to change this.

The FDA doesn’t test for asbestos in cosmetics before they go to market. This Halloween, parents should check the label on kids’ costume makeup to avoid ingredients that put their kids at risk of exposure to toxic contaminants.

California just passed a bill that will ban 24 toxic ingredients in cosmetics, and those are just the tip of the iceberg. Make It Toxic-Free Campaign Associate Gina Werdel investigates the ingredients in her own products.

Wild fires in the West have created some of the worst air quality of anywhere in the world right now. This isn't just an issue for children or people with pre-existing conditions, it's a health risk for everyone.