By Jen Anderson.
When was the last time you fully read — and understood — the ingredients list on the back of a face cleanser or body wash? It’s hard to decipher, right? Luckily, major retailers like Target and CVS are trying to change that, pledging to be more transparent with beauty products and pushing for cleaner ingredients and sustainable packaging. And now, Walmart is doing the same.
The company just made a huge announcement to reduce its chemical footprint by 10% over the next five years. How? By offering a more sustainable selection in the makeup and skin-care (among other) categories, enhancing formulations, and being more transparent about ingredients. And it’s happening soon: Starting in 2018, all suppliers will be required to disclose all priority chemicals in products.
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