If you’re reading this website, odds are you’re interested in safer beauty products. But what does that mean? And what are the ingredients you need to avoid? Here’s a rundown of the most harmful additives in beauty products from ConsumerSafety.org—and our picks for safer alternatives.
Powdered Makeup & Baby Powder | Talc
Dangers: Linked to ovarian cancer & risk of lung disease if you breathe in fibers. Can contain asbestos.
Found in: baby powder, eyeshadow, bronzer, blush, lip balm
What to look for in ingredients: Talc
Alternatives: Talc free products
Our Picks: Sweat Cosmetics Mineral Foundation, NuEvolution Pressed Blush, rms beauty Eye Polish