Public Service: CBC Exposé on Misleading "Natural" and "Organic" Labelling on Beauty/Personal-Care Products

CBC Marketplace investigates misleading labelling on products selling themselves as greener
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CBC Marketplace investigates misleading labelling on products selling themselves as greener
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I've already tweeted about this and linked to it on the BeautyGeeks Facebook page, but in case you missed it in either of those arenas, here's more about CBC Marketplace's program on sketchy "natural" and "organic" labelling in the beauty and personal-care products industry, as well as their list of 10 most misleading.

Most of the brands on CBC Marketplace's Lousy Labels list already get the beauty-editor stink-eye for greenwashing. (My oft-mentioned pal Lesa Hannah, beauty director at Fashion Magazine, has been fierce about it for years -- here's what she learned when she researched her Guide to Green Beauty, and her list of ingredients to guard against.)

The CBC Marketplace "Lousy Label" list:

10  Fa Natural Foam Bath
9    Aveeno Baby Wash & Shampoo
8    CoverGirl NatureLuxe Foundation
7    Huggies Organic Cotton Diapers
6    TRESemme Naturals
5    Organic Surge
4    Aubrey Organics
3    Avalon Organics
2    Seventh Generation Chlorine Free Diapers
1    Huggies Natural Care Wipes

Whether or not you're into natural or organic products, at least being aware of the label issues will save you some cash. Watch the broadcast at cbc.ca/marketplace.