Marketing campaign for Protected Cosmetics Publishes First-Ever Listing of

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Marketing campaign for Protected Cosmetics (CSC)’s new Listing of High Non-Poisonous Black-Owned Magnificence Manufacturers options entrepreneurs making safer magnificence merchandise for Black ladies, freed from the poisonous components linked to breast most cancers and well being considerations that disproportionately impression Black ladies. This venture brings well being fairness to the forefront by offering a database of fresh magnificence merchandise to assist Black ladies and women reside their healthiest lives and forestall breast most cancers. CSC’s High 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 very 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 components, together with chemical compounds linked to most cancers. In truth, Black ladies who usually dye their hair have a 60% elevated threat of breast most cancers, and people who use chemical hair straighteners are 30% extra more likely 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 stop breast most cancers and different illnesses. 

The 80 small and medium-sized companies who made the record elevate the bar for ingredient security and lead the motion to deal with the injustice of Black magnificence by promoting merchandise freed from CSC’s 241 “Do Not Use” Crimson Listing Chemical substances 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 compounds linked to well being considerations 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,” mentioned 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 women. We hope that extra firms 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 12 months and 9 occasions extra on hair merchandise than the typical shopper, poisonous publicity from magnificence merchandise is of explicit concern. 

By eliminating poisonous components that negatively impression Black ladies, these firms have made a big dedication to defending their clients’ well being and well-being. They’re additionally serving to to cut back the disproportionate poisonous burden that Black ladies face from unsafe chemical compounds in magnificence and different shopper merchandise they use, which might help stop the event of continual illnesses 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 venture represents the primary complete effort to generate a listing of chemical compounds of concern in Black magnificence merchandise that must be averted by shoppers, beauty producers, and retailers. 

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Contact Data:
Erika Wilhelm
Director of Advertising and marketing & Communications
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The CSC Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Undertaking Speaker Listing & Quotes.pdf

CSC Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Reality Sheet 2022.pdf

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