24 Jun '11, 12pm

5 Reasons Why the Safe Cosmetics Act Makes Sense for Small Business

5 Reasons Why the Safe Cosmetics Act Makes Sense for Small Business

Most people assume the government, in this case the Food and Drug Administration, regulates cosmetics the same way it does food and drugs to ensure they are safe. In reality, cosmetics are one of the least regulated consumer products on the market today. Today's introduction of the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011 should raise questions for all cosmetics and personal care companies -- will the passage of this act benefit or harm our industry, our business, and our customers? I entered this industry because my family, the founders of Badger , believed in creating healthful products for people that we care about. For 16 years, our family business has been making safe, simple, and affordable products without using questionable ingredients or cutting corners for profit. From what I have experienced as a small business owner, and after a close reading of the new Safe Cosmetics Act of...

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