GWYNETH PALTROW WANTS TO LOOK in your medicine cabinet, and here’s why: the outspoken actress is a truffle pig of toxicity, instantly sniffing out chemical products. We’re talking aluminum-based deodorants, mercury-infused mascaras and moisturizers that rely on tire lubricants for increased texture.
“I used to naively assume my products were safe,” Paltrow explains. “That someone was regulating the industry. When I realized that wasn’t the case, I had to do something.”
But after looking for nontoxic versions of the synthetic, high performance brands she enjoyed, Paltrow realized there weren’t any. “Screw it,” she said, “I’ll make ’em myself.”