Now Is The Time To Revamp The Beauty Industry

Laura Piety


Image: @beautycounter

On 19 July 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted a notice stating that they were investigating “Adverse Event Reports” of “hair loss, hair breakage, balding, itching, and rash associated with the use of WEN by Chaz Dean Cleansing Conditioner products.”

As a result of the report Beautycounter’s Founder and CEO Gregg Renfrew responds to the need for greater regulation in the beauty industry:

It’s Time to End Beauty As Usual
Gregg Renfrew

SANTA MONICA, United States — There is a clash happening in Washington, D.C., and it has nothing to do with the 2016 presidential election. Fuelled by an intense debate over the need for federal regulation of the questionable or potentially harmful ingredients used in many personal care and cosmetics products, the policy fight erupted onto the public stage this week in a New York Times editorial, which cited Los Angeles-based Wen Hair Care as an example of why stronger consumer protection is needed.

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