Lack of Regulations on the Health and Beauty Products Manufacturers

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Let's switch it up and use red fish scales to spice up your lips, instead of a typical lipstick. Believe it or not fish scales are just one of the many disgusting Ingredients used in popular health and beauty products. Due to lack of regulations in the United States, manufacturers get away with not having to expose all ingredients in their products. When there is no law, there is chaos. Because of the enormous amount of unknown ingredients in health and beauty products, we can determine using natural products and creating regulations are much more beneficial to health and beauty products consumers.
With the economy still not at its best, and the population continuously increasing, many consumers would rather be killed by health hazardous ingredients than be self cautious about the chemicals in their shampoo. The desire to want to be pretty only increases the manufactures negligent behaviors. Women buy the makeup to enhance themselves. Without observing the ingredients in the makeup, they are often unaware of the toxins they are applying to their skin. The same thing also goes for men. When applying anti-perspiration deodorants they are applying Parabens and toxic chemicals, which could cause breast cancer and genetic mutations in both men and women. Parabens are chemical compounds, which are used a preservatives. Parabens are best to be avoided due to them being man- made; they imitate the chemical estrogen, which causes breast cancer.
Soap for example; The purpose of soap is to clean. It may be to clean the body skin or the floor; but the overall job is to clean. Soaps with exfoliating beads, only drag plastic up and down your body. Soap as a whole is only a mixture of acids, and then when added to the plastic exfoliations,...

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... the hidden chemicals in cosmetics. It shows the effects it has on the body and the environment, the toxins in the products are slowly killing mankind, and we are unaware. It also shows how the FDA does not protect us like we think they do. I plan on using this source by including it in both my problem and solution section.
"Our Mission: Natural Health & Beauty Products." Our Mission: Natural Health & Beauty Products. Web. 20 Nov. 2013.
This website source is about the company Weleda, those sales natural products. Their products are made from natural soil and organic dirt. I plan on using this website as a source in my why my solution would work section. I feel this source is credible because it is for one .org and two because it is a well known website.
"Women Absorb up to 5lbs of Damaging Chemicals a Year Thanks to Beauty Products." Mail Online. Web. 30 Nov. 2013.
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