Campaign for Safe Cosmetics endorses Shelissa Cosmetics

Posted on May 03, 2012 by Shelissa Kearney

 

SAN FRANCISCO -  Campaign for Safe Cosmetics names Shelissa Cosmetics a 'Champion' of Natural Cosmetics. Market Shift: Hundreds of Cosmetics Companies Fulfill  Safe Products Pledge Consumer demand for safer products drives  fastest-growing market segment.
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics announced today that 321 cosmetics companies have met the goals of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics, the Campaigns voluntary pledge to avoid chemicals banned by health agencies outside the U.S. and to fully disclose product ingredients; a pioneering practice in the cosmetics industry. An additional 111 companies made significant progress toward those goals.;These companies have truly broken the mold. They are leading the cosmetics industry toward safety, showing it's possible to make products with full transparency and without using hazardous chemicals, said Janet Nudelman, program director of the Breast Cancer Fund, a founding member of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. The new report released today, Market Shift: The story of the Compact for Safe Cosmetics and the growth in demand for safe cosmetics, describes the seven-year project during which the nonprofit organizations that make up the Campaign worked with companies in a unique partnership to raise the bar for safer personal care products.

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