photo of mascara wand and other makeup suppliesNew member Isabella Breda (@BredaIsabella) wrote a story for the Seattle Times on a new bill being considered in the Washington state legislature that would ban cancer-causing ingredients in makeup and hair products. She discusses some of the research that is revealing how widespread materials like formaldehyde are in these products and the serious health problems they can cause, from eye irritation to thyroid disease and cancers. She also shows how this issue intersects with racism and discusses related legislation in other states and countries. Photo: Public domain