Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011
Check out this really fantastic animated video that explains the complexities of the cosmetic industry in a simple way that even a child can understand.
And that is exactly what I did with my daughter, we watched this together.
See for yourself. I'm sure you'll be surprised at many things.
Uploaded by storyofstuffproject on Jul 20, 2010
The Story of Cosmetics, released on July 21st, 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo.
Produced with Free Range Studios and hosted by Annie Leonard, the seven-minute film by The Story of Stuff Project reveals the implications for consumer and worker health and the environment, and outlines ways we can move the industry away from hazardous chemicals and towards safer alternatives.
The film concludes with a call for viewers to support legislation aimed at ensuring the safety of cosmetics and personal care products.