Get Out of My Hair, Toxins in Personal Care

Marketing of personal care products like shampoo, lotion, deodorant, soap, makeup, and perfume targets teens and pre-teens. Some ingredients in these products have been linked to cancer, reproductive problems and environmental harm. This presentation teaches students to be smart shoppers and find safer products. Students learn to read and understand personal care product labels and how the products they use on their bodies can impact their health. We’ll make an all-natural lip balm to take home to remind them that safer products are available and work great!

We request groups of 10 to 30 students and are happy to schedule multiple presentations to accommodate everyone. This presentation is normally 50 minutes.

Appropriate for grades 6th grade and up.

Elisa Kaufmann
Thurston County Public Health
Jennifer Johnson
Thurston County Public Health