The Story of Cosmetics


Annie Leonard comes back ! After the Story of Stuff – about the true environmental cost of our consumerist frenzy – and the Story of Bottled Water – which is the apex of unsustainability – she comes back with the Story of Cosmetics.

Exposing the horrendous toxic products found in our personal care products Annie Leonard make us think about the implications these products can have on our health in the short and long terms.

Apparently the situation is more concerning the United States as the European Union seems to be a little bit more precautionary. But this makes me wonder of what happens on a global scale.

Do they follow the US or the EU example ? I always have been proud to be a French – and a European – as our government seems to care more about its citizens than on the other side of the Atlantic.

But without further ado, here is the video :

Life expectancy litterally exploded in the past decades and I believe that once we will be rid of massive air and water pollutions and dangerous products it will increase even more.

I indeed believe the toxic stuff can be replaced one day with safer greener products. Let us be ingenious !

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