Should Cosmetics Be Labeled Safe for Pregnant Women?

make-up pregnancyDo you think twice before using cosmetics and hairspray while pregnant? There's a new movement in England and Europe to consider labeling cosmetics to mark some as unsafe for moms-to-be. Growing concern over the exposure of pregnant women to chemicals commonly used in make-up and hairspray being linked to birth defects is the reason for the potential labeling measure. Another part of the worry? A 2007 study in the UK which claimed that British women absorb about 5lbs of cosmetics a year through their skin and mouths.

What do you think? Would a labeling system for cosmetics be a good thing?


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