the number of pounds of lipstick an average woman will consume during her lifetime
is the percentage of ingredients of over 10,000 that have been tested for safety in the U.S.
the number of ingredients currently banned by the FDA in U.S. personal care products
the average amount of personal care products a woman uses daily
1 in 13 woman are exposed to a carcinogenic ingredient via their
personal care products daily
the average number of personal care products and cosmetics that a
teenage girl will use daily.
the number of lipsticks the FDA tested for lead – all 20 contained traceable
amounts of lead.
the percentage of personal care products including childen’s products researched by ewg.org found to contain cancer causing ingredient 1,4-Dioxane
1 in 24 women are exposed to known or suspected reproductive and developmental ingredients through their personal care products.
the amount of seconds it takes for the ingredients in your personal care product(s) to enter your blood steam
is the percentage of children’s personal care products labelled as “natural” that contained one or more synthetic preservatives linked to concerns.
the percentage of ingredients contaminated by 1,4-Dioxane
is the percentage of product that is absorbed into your skin when applying
personal care products
is the percentage of 33 name brand lipsticks that were studied and found to have detectable amounts of lead
is the percentage of Americans that have been found to have the anti-bacterial ingredient triclosan in their blood steam
is the percentage of breast cancer tissue that tested positive for parabens
the average amount of chemicals a woman will put on her body daily (there are some sources that list it much higher at 515)
is the number of chemicals that have been found in newborn umbilical cord blood
the number of ingredients on Canada’s “hot list” which are prohibited or restricted
the amount of products that could contain lead, including foundations, nail polish, and whitening toothpaste.
the amount of ingredients banned in the European Union for use in
personal care products and cosmetics
the number of possible chemicals used in the cosmetic industry
is the number of ingredients possible that make up the term”fragrance”.
These do not have to be listed or disclosed as fragrance is considered an
industry “trade secret”
the number of products estimated to contain parabens in the ewg.org database
So now what….
Here are some other numbers:
the amount of ingredients Beautycounter has put on their #neverlist – that will never be used in any of their products.
is the percentage of ingredients they use that are organic, natural or naturally derived.
are the number of Beautcounter products that are currently ewg certified
is the number of steps in their screening process when formulating new products.
the highest rating for any of their products on ewg.org database
You can make a #switchtosafer. You don’t have to compromise on performance. You can have both. Beauty meet Safety. Because the very most important number is: