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All Campaign for Safe Cosmetics materials are free (except books) and many can be downloaded right here. To request hard copies of our materials, plea­se e-mail us and allow a few weeks for us to meet your requests.

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Unmasked: Nine Ugly Truths Behind the Myth of Cosmetics Safety This Campaign for Safe Cosmetics brochure is a straightforward look at the biggest problems with safety in cosmetics. Learn about the most harmful ingredients in cosmetics and body care products and how you can help. Download PDF.

Al Descubierto: 10 Verdades Crueles Sobre el Mito de la Seguridad de los Cosmeticos That's "Unmasked" in Spanish, if you hadn't guessed. Transferencia directa/Download PDF.

Petition for Safe Cosmetics We're asking Congress to take action for safe cosmetics and we need your support. You can use our petition form to gather signatures at events and in your community. Let people know that they can also join the Campaign's action list by adding their e-mail address to the petition. Please mail completed petitions to the address written on the bottom of the petition page. Download PDF (English)

">">">Not So Pretty: Toxic Products Marketed to Black Women Black women are disproportionately exposed to toxic chemicals in the workplace, in communities and from cosmetics. This printable fact sheet includes a tip card you can cut out and take shopping with you. Download PDF.

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics advertisements The Campaign's ads are available for download on our Web site. Print a few and post them in cafes, schools or at work! They make great displays for tabling at events, too. See ads and download PDFs.

"Free Gift" Compact brochure"Free Gift" Compact This petite brochure is great for handing out at events. Besides giving a brief overview of the issue, it also includes a shopping tip card. We don't have a PDF of this piece, but you can contact us if you'd like printed copies.

Feminine Care Facts Yup, we're talking about chemicals in tampons, even some of the same chemicals we find in cosmetics. And exposures add up. Download PDF.


Visit our Videos section for short and long clips you can share at house parties, send to friends or watch on your own.

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Are you a Compact Signer, green and safe retailer, or a supporting organization or individual? Add our banner ads to your website or blog and show your love for the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics:

"What's Going On? Baby shampoo should be safe, not toxic." View and download GIF.
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Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry This book by Stacy Malkan tells the inside story of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and our five-year effort to pressure the U.S. cosmetics industry to use safer ingredients. Following the release of the book, Stacy went on a national book tour, holding 50 events attended by over 3,000 people. The book received a Silver Medal in the category of Health/Medicine from the 2008 Independent Book Seller Awards. For dates and locations of book readings, visit Or buy the book through our Web site and 15 percent of the sale will go to the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.


Lead in lipstick, carcinogens in baby shampoo, heavy metals in face paints...learn what we've found in cosmetics and how you can protect yourself from harmful ingredients and contaminants. See all reports

Info and Ideas

Skin Deep Cosmetics Database OK, it's not printable. But it is incredibly useful. Created by Campaign co-founder the Environmental Working Group, Skin Deep is an online database that contains in-depth information on more than 25,000 personal care products and the ingredients that form them. Skin Deep scores products and ingredients according to health hazards like cancer, birth defects and reproductive harm on a scale of zero to 10 (zero being the safest and 10 being the worst for health). Users can search by product type (“hair care”), by brand (“Herbal Essences”) or by chemical (“sodium laureth sulfate”). Visit Skin Deep.

Safe Cosmetics Party Kit A complete guide to hosting a healthy cosmetics party, including sample recipes, party tips, links to educational tools and other resources. Use some of our ideas, or let them inspire your own creative ideas to take action and support the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics while having a great time with your friends. These parties are perfect for all kinds of gatherings — book clubs, church meetings and troop events. Learn more and download the party kit.

Talking Points and FAQs The Campaign talking points and frequently asked questions (FAQs) will prepare you to table for the Campaign at local events, speak about this issue around the dinner table, at a meeting or with your local news team! Search our online FAQs for answers to questions like, “So I should buy products labeled 'all-natural'?” and “What are some of the most harmful ingredients in products?” Download talking points. Search FAQs.