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What to use instead of Talcum Powder

What to use instead of Talcum Powder 0

If you’re concerned about recent litigation claiming that Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder contributed to ovarian cancer, you’re not alone. Many large retailers pulled the iconic powder from their shelves last October after a sample tested positive for asbestos. 
  • Julia Kahlig-Garuba
The Best Talc-Free Body Powders and Where to Buy Them

The Best Talc-Free Body Powders and Where to Buy Them 0

You’ve probably heard it’s hard to get talcum powder without an added dose of asbestos. (If you want to know the full story, check it out here.) So if you’re looking for a new powder brand that is talc-free, we have some great resources for you!
  • Julia Kahlig-Garuba
Is talcum powder safe?

Is talcum powder safe? 0

You may have noticed that talc is the newest commonplace cosmetic ingredient to get axed from shelves across the nation. Despite decades of keeping it’s dirty talc secrets hushed, titan health and pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson is finally getting called to task over what’s been creeping into its most popular commercial product. But that’s the middle of the story. Let’s start at the beginning.
  • Julia Kahlig-Garuba
Does Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer?

Does Talcum Powder Cause Ovarian Cancer? 0

It depends on who you ask. Johnson & Johnson, currently embroiled in thousands of lawsuits over its talc-containing Baby Powder, says that its talcum powder does not cause cancer. By itself, talc is generally regarded as safe by the US FDA. The problem is that talc is found in geological formations commingled with deposits of white asbestos ore. 
  • Julia Kahlig-Garuba
Talcum Powder vs Dusting Powder vs Baby Powder- What’s the Difference?

Talcum Powder vs Dusting Powder vs Baby Powder- What’s the Difference? 0

Dusting Powders and Body Powders and Perfumed Powders all have the same function. They absorb sweat and odor. Some are scented, some are unscented. Some are marketed to men, some for women, some for babies
  • Julia Kahlig-Garuba