Beauty standards are literally toxic for women of color
Dismayed black woman (Shutterstock)

Personal care products can poison you, and women of color take on extra burdens. Women of color have higher levels of cosmetic-related chemicals in their bodies compared to white women. DepositPhotos “Dry, lifeless hair can take the fun out of your life,” intones an announcer in a 1950s ad for the haircare product Brylcreem, “but you…