Art Beauty podcast

Toxic Beauty: Unmasking Hidden Dangers in Our Skincare, Haircare and Beauty Products

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How can we make healthier choices in a world filled with hidden hazards?

Our guest is award-winning journalist Kristina Marusic, who unveils the startling truth about the hidden dangers lurking in our everyday products. 

With an astounding 80,000 chemicals used in products sold to American consumers, less than 1 percent have ever been tested for toxicity or safety, and the regulations on cancer-causing chemicals are seldom enforced.

In this eye-opening podcast, Kristina shares insights from her new book, A New War on Cancer: The Unlikely Heroes Revolutionizing Prevention 

In this informative and enlightening interview, we discuss evidence-based research behind:

  • The Hidden Dangers in Cosmetics and Beauty Products: Kristina reveals the cancer-causing chemicals lurking in our favorite skincare and beauty items. We’ll discuss what to watch out for when choosing the products that touch your skin every day, and helpful resources to identify toxic chemicals.
  • Skincare Swaps: Learn which products you should consider replacing and why making conscious choices about your skincare routine is crucial for your health.
  • Alternatives for Safer Living: Kristina provides practical advice on how individuals can protect themselves and their families from harmful chemicals while offering suggestions for healthier, safer alternatives.
  • Everyday Household Items with Cancer-Causing Chemicals: Uncover the surprising presence of cancer-causing chemicals like PFAS, often referred to as "forever chemicals," in common household items and the steps you can take to reduce your exposure.


Kristina’s recommended safer swaps:

ZeroWater 10-Cup Ready-Pour 5-Stage Water Filter Pitcher 

Clearly Filtered Water Pitcher

Ere Perez - Natural Oat Milk Foundation

Alima Pure Matte Foundation

Well People Supernatural Stick Highlighter

Well People Bio Correct Concealer

Rainbow Research Henna Haircolor

Coconut Oil

NakedPoppy Clean Liquid Eyeliner

Resources to identify safe and harmful ingredients:

The Healthy Living App


Made Safe

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