Monday, February 27, 2012

Another Look at the Cost of Beauty

This post is in honor of Debbie, a woman who, until she moved a few months ago, was a member of my women's interfaith group.  She was just diagnosed with breast cancer and so now has a tough journey ahead of her. 

I doubt that the FDA is the answer to responsible regulation of the cosmetics industry since we've seen what they've done in their current realm of influence.  However, it is time to recognize and address the environmental causes of cancer.  It's time to do away with pink (and other colored) ribbons that only make carcinogenic-producing companies richer and lead to yet more devastating chemical treatments (which are not cures) and really investigate the root of the problem.  So, here's some food for thought: 


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