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Green Beauty Product Testing Finds More Than 60% Have PFAS Indicators

By December 3, 2021December 6th, 2021PFAS in the news

Green cosmetic makers know their audience. One manufacturer, in addition to the standard lines about how long-lasting and colorful their product is, says that their lip tint is ‘cruelty-free,’ vegan, and made from wholesome ingredients like coconut oil and shea butter.

Missing from the product description is any reference to per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or ‘PFAS’ — although one tube of that particular liquid lipstick contained 865 parts per million of the PFAS indicator fluorine, according to a new investigation from the environmental wellness community and blog Mamavation. Read more…