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Do You Know What's in Your Beauty Products?

The good, the bad and the ugly of cosmetics ingredients.
By Melissa B. Scott
July/August 2004
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You feel refreshed after showering, shampooing and slathering on lotion. Are you clean, or are hidden ingredients jeopardizing your health? This quick list helps you identify the good, bad, and the ugly.

Sources: Cosmetics Unmasked by Stephen & Gina Antczak (Thorsons, 2001); Beauty: The New Basics by Rona Berg (Workman, 2001); NotTooPretty.org.








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