Marketing campaign for Protected Cosmetics Publishes First-Ever Checklist of

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Marketing campaign for Protected Cosmetics (CSC)’s new Checklist of Prime Non-Poisonous Black-Owned Magnificence Manufacturers options entrepreneurs making safer magnificence merchandise for Black ladies, freed from the poisonous elements linked to breast most cancers and well being issues that disproportionately affect Black ladies. This undertaking brings well being fairness to the forefront by offering a database of fresh magnificence merchandise to assist Black ladies and ladies dwell their healthiest lives and stop breast most cancers. CSC’s Prime Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Manufacturers 2022 >  CSC’s Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Product Database >  

Launched throughout Breast Most cancers Consciousness Month, the Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Undertaking focuses particularly on supporting Black ladies’s well being as a result of Black ladies face the best breast most cancers mortality price of any racial or ethnic group in America. Magnificence merchandise marketed to Black ladies typically comprise essentially the most poisonous cosmetics elements, together with chemical substances linked to most cancers. In actual fact, Black ladies who commonly dye their hair have a 60% elevated danger of breast most cancers, and people who use chemical hair straighteners are 30% extra prone to develop the illness. By uplifting main non-toxic Black-owned magnificence manufacturers and connecting Black ladies with merchandise they’ll belief, CSC goals to fight poisonous well being disparities to assist forestall breast most cancers and different ailments. 

The 80 small and medium-sized companies who made the checklist elevate the bar for ingredient security and lead the motion to handle the injustice of Black magnificence by promoting merchandise freed from CSC’s 241 “Do Not Use” Crimson Checklist Chemical compounds of Concern in Cosmetics. CSC vetted all 700+ merchandise included within the first-ever searchable database for security and verified them to be freed from dangerous chemical substances linked to well being issues like most cancers, diabetes, early puberty, endometriosis, infertility, maternal well being, being pregnant issues, and uterine fibroids. 

“We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our searchable database of non-toxic Black magnificence merchandise,” stated Janet Nudelman, Director of the Marketing campaign for Protected Cosmetics, a program of Breast Most cancers Prevention Companions. “These main Black entrepreneurs are making safer magnificence merchandise that will not hurt the well being of Black ladies and ladies. We hope that extra corporations will observe their lead and develop the clear Black magnificence trade by promoting non-toxic magnificence and private care merchandise that Black ladies can belief.” 

As Black ladies buy and use extra magnificence merchandise per capita than every other demographic, spending greater than $7.5 billion {dollars} on magnificence merchandise a yr and 9 instances extra on hair merchandise than the typical client, poisonous publicity from magnificence merchandise is of specific concern. 

By eliminating poisonous elements that negatively affect Black ladies, these corporations have made a big dedication to defending their clients’ well being and well-being. They’re additionally serving to to scale back the disproportionate poisonous burden that Black ladies face from unsafe chemical substances in magnificence and different client merchandise they use, which may also help forestall the event of continual ailments like breast and ovarian most cancers. 

The Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Undertaking is guided by an Advisory Committee made up of main non-profit organizations and scientists working to enhance Black ladies’s well being. This undertaking represents the primary complete effort to generate a listing of chemical substances of concern in Black magnificence merchandise that must be prevented by shoppers, beauty producers, and retailers. 

For a listing of scientific findings referenced on this launch, go to:

Contact Info:
Erika Wilhelm
Director of Advertising & Communications
[email protected]

Associated Information

The CSC Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Undertaking Speaker Checklist & Quotes.pdf

CSC Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Reality Sheet 2022.pdf

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Picture 1: CSC’s Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Undertaking

The First-Ever Checklist of Prime Non-Poisonous Black-Owned Magnificence Manufacturers & Database Merchandise Verified by the Marketing campaign for Protected Cosmetics

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