All about the dangers of toxic ingredients in cosmetics & personal care products…


For an APP & searchable DATABASE of thousands of cosmetics products & their often surprising ingredients, see: The EWG’s SKINDEEP Database >>

Bioaccumulation: “Just a Little Bit?”

Biomagnification (Wider Ecological Impacts)

Video based on information from a 2-page “effects on the environment” spread in Toxic Showdown.

The Original TOXIC SHOWDOWN Comic Book:

These videos are based on pages from the original TOXIC SHOWDOWN comic book, published by UVLSRPC in 2018.

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Toxic Cosmetics
By Marek Bennett

Artwork (CC) September 2021 by: Marek Bennett / COMICS WORKSHOP // “Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)” //

Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission

This material is based upon work supported under a grant by the Rural Utilities Service, United States Department of Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, & conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are solely the responsibility of the authors & do not necessarily represent the official views of the Rural Utilities Service. ​UVLSRPC is an equal opportunity employer.

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