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This wallet-sized shopper's guide lists a "dirty dozen" chemicals to avoid when shopping for cosmetics. Use it to check the ingredient list on personal care products before you make a purchase.

Some ingredients in beauty products aren't that pretty. U.S. researchers found that one in eight of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products are industrial chemicals.


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Dirty Dozen mobile shoppers guide

This Dirty Dozen mobile site can help you avoid toxic ingredients in your personal care products. For your next soap, toothpaste or makeup purchase, keep an eye out for the Dirty Dozen. Access it from any web-enabled portable browsing device.

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