March 9, 2014
The average woman applies 12 beauty products to her body every day. 120 chemicals for men, its 6 cosmetics, and 80 chemicals and few, people think much about what's in them.
There is now a move in Congress to pass a bill to regulate cosmetics by summer, require labeling all ingredients and prohibit chemicals linked to cancer or reproductive problems.
Cosmetic companies spent 3 and a half million dollars lobbying against the bill, saying it would curtail innovation and compromise trade secrets.