Things Are Good: Illinois Bans Microbeads in Beauty Products

In the USA, Illinois is he first jurisdiction to ban the sale of microbeads. Microbeads are tiny plastic spheres used in exfoliants which are cheaper to use than natural products like seeds and nuts. This ban is great news because along the great lakes microbeads are found inside the belles of fish and other marine ...

Things Are Good: Think Dirty on Your Mobile to Shop Clean

Think Dirty is an app for your mobile phone (iOS only) designed to help people understand the ingredients in products. It’s focused on cosmetics products as a starting point for how to avoid cancer causing chemicals. Think Dirty™ app is the easiest way to learn about the potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics and personal ...

Things Are Good: EU Bans Cosmetics Tested on Animals

The European Union has banned the selling of cosmetics that have been tested on animals. This will make the lives of many animals better and may encourage innovations in cosmetic testing . The ban applies to all new cosmetics and their ingredients sold in the EU, regardless of where in the world testing on animals ...