Why Non-White Women Use More Toxic Beauty Products

Women often joke about the old adage, “beauty is pain,” when enduring too-tight shoes or stomach-slimming shapewear. But new research indicates that beauty is toxic—especially for women of color. According to the paper, “Compared with white women, women of color have higher levels of beauty product–related environmental chemicals in their bodies, independent of socioeconomic status.” As…

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