Saturday, June 03, 2006

Cosmetics and Cancer? Parabens, etc...

you know those emails you get in your inbox with subjects like SEND THIS TO ALL THE WOMEN YOU KNOW!!!!!!!!!!
then it's a long story about tampons containing asbestos or shampoo cleaning motor oil off garage floors, etc.
well, now i'm finally gonna find out the truth!
i've been talking/wondering about cosmetics that contain parabens (nearly all do - you really have to look and spend to find ones without 'em) but can only take in so many threats to my health at a time...
here's the info from

Date: Jul 19
From: 6:00 PM To: 7:30 PM

Marian Feinberg, Environmental Health Coordinator, For a Better Bronx, will discuss carcinogens and hormone discrupting chemicals in cosmetics and personal care products. She will also provide guidelines to help women research and evaluate items on their own. Of equal importance will be a discussion of the role that cosmetic companies play in breast cancer research and the breast cancer movement. Opportunities for advacacy around these issues will be presented.

SHARE Main Office
1501 Broadway
Suite 704A
New York, NY 10036

Phone: (212) 719-0364
Fax: (212) 869-3431
Directions: Between W. 43rd & W. 44th Sts.
Note: Please bring photo ID.
You must first log-in to enroll in this program.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

you look stunning as always.
sending you love from the holy land
Maira and Lulu

5:09 PM  

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