Archives for October 2013

3 Tricks to Avoid Pinkwashing

Know your ribbon. No more pink washing!Is your newsstand looking a bit flushed? It must be October, when the beauty industry slaps pink ribbons on products that donate to breast cancer research, and writers tint their editorial in solidarity.

Although financially supporting research is lovely, I’m inclined to think that companies should stop formulating products with phthalates, parabens, synthetic fragrances and other chemicals that cause cancer in the first place. [Read more…]