Marketing campaign for Secure Cosmetics Publishes First-Ever Record of Prime Non-Poisonous Black-Owned Magnificence Manufacturers & Product Database

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Oct 18, 2022 06:00 EDT

The Marketing campaign for Secure Cosmetics (CSC)’s new Record of Prime Non-Poisonous Black-Owned Magnificence Manufacturers options entrepreneurs making safer magnificence merchandise for Black ladies, freed from the poisonous substances linked to breast most cancers and well being issues 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 ladies dwell their healthiest lives and forestall 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 Venture focuses particularly on supporting Black ladies’s well being as a result of Black ladies face the best breast most cancers mortality charge of any racial or ethnic group in America. Magnificence merchandise marketed to Black ladies usually comprise essentially the most poisonous cosmetics substances, together with chemical substances linked to most cancers. The truth is, Black ladies who often 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 will 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 increase 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 Record 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 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 Secure 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 business 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 some other demographic, spending greater than $7.5 billion {dollars} on magnificence merchandise a yr and 9 occasions extra on hair merchandise than the common shopper, poisonous publicity from magnificence merchandise is of explicit concern. 

By eliminating poisonous substances that negatively impression Black ladies, these corporations have made a big dedication to defending their prospects’ 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 shopper merchandise they use, which may help stop the event of continual illnesses like breast and ovarian most cancers. 

The Non-Poisonous Black Magnificence Venture 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 an inventory of chemical substances of concern in Black magnificence merchandise that ought to be averted by customers, beauty producers, and retailers. 

For an inventory of scientific findings referenced on this launch, go to: www.safecosmetics.org/black-beauty-project/

Supply: The Marketing campaign for Secure Cosmetics

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