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Pretty Little Lies: How the Beauty Industry is Hurting our Planet
While consumers do their part to sort their recyclables, the beauty and personal care industry, which creates 120 billion units of packaging every year, has been slow to develop ways to reduce waste that wreaks havoc on our environment. When...
Is Talcum Powder Really Toxic?
Even though talc has been used for many generations, it was only in 2003 that its safety came into question, when a Stage III ovarian cancer survivor who had used talcum products for 30 years, took on a company that...
Does Lemon Work As A Deodorant? And Why?
Of all the fruits in the citrus family, lemons are arguably the most versatile. From zapping zits to keeping your guacamole green, there are literally hundreds of ways to use lemons in our daily lives. In the 1700s, women believed...
The Truth About Greenwashing
At Madame Lemy, we seek to educate consumers about the ingredients that exist in deodorants, especially those sold by large companies that have dominated the industry for many years. Recently, we discovered a deodorant released by a big-brand company that...
The Stink!-ing Truth About Cosmetics
Every day, Madame Lemy works to fight the misconceptions and misinformation spread by large companies that place profits over the health and well-being of their customers. I discovered a deeply informative Netflix documentary, Stink! which follows director and father Jon J....