Julia Travers

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Julia Travers

Julia Travers is a writer who often covers science, health and social issues. She has bylines with Earth Island Journal, NPR, Discover Magazine, LabRoots, YES! Magazine and other outlets. Find more of her work in her portfolio.

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Asbestos Found in Cosmetics: How to Stay Safe

Julia Travers · December 14, 2020

Research by the Environmental Working Group found asbestos in three out of 21 talc-based powdered cosmetics tested recently.