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Viral Nail Salon Story Spotlights Everyday Toxins

A new chemical safety bill and many toxin-free consumer choices are now available. Ask: What's in this product?
Many toxin-free consumer care products are now available.

A must-read is last week’s New York Times’ viral nail salon expose, if you haven’t already. The two-part series is the paper’s most shared story, and it trended world-wide on Twitter. The series has hit a real nerve by highlighting the industry’s horrendous and unhealthy working conditions for mostly Asian-immigrant manicurists. In response to the public outcry, four days after the article’s online release, Governor Cuomo issued emergency rules to remedy many of the issues. Here’s to gutsy investigative journalism making a difference.