12.09.2016

Could African American beauty products pose health risks?

Could African American beauty products pose health risks?

 (CNN)One in 12 beauty and personal care products marketed to African-American women in the US contains highly hazardous ingredients, according to research released Tuesday by the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental organization in the US specializing in research and advocacy.

The organization analyzed more than 1,100 products marketed to black women -- people who identify as African-American as well as those from the Caribbean and other areas -- and found that less than a quarter scored "low" on its hazard scale.
 
By contrast, 40% of products that are marketed to the general public are classified as low-risk. 
 
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