Secret toxic chemicals in perfumes marketed to girls

Perfume: Not Child’s Play

Justice-Perfume image
I was curious what made these fragrances special for kids since they’re offered for sale, right at child-eye level, at the counters of both Justice and The Children’s Place. ” ~Anne Brock~.

Bubblegum pink boxes decorated with hearts, shiny blue boxes with stars, fun phrases like “tickled pink” and “giggle” all make perfumes marketed toward children look more like toys than cosmetics…
…one ingredient in Children’s Place Giggle fragrance is ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, also called octinoxate. It is a hormone disrupting chemical of high concern, backed up by strong evidence from the European Commission on Endocrine Disruption…
…ingredient amyl cinnamal, also known as amylcinnamaldehyde, has been associated with allergies and contact dermatitis, per the EWG database… ”

Read Perfume: Not Child’s Play, womensvoices., February 13, 2014

Related: How Hidden Fragrance Allergens Harm Public Health and Secret Scents infographic, the allergens hiding on your scented products.

Author: DES Daughter

Activist, blogger and social media addict committed to shedding light on a global health scandal and dedicated to raise DES awareness.

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