While facing fertility issues and undergoing IVF (in vitro fertilization) treatments in 2019, Chilean-American Ann Dunning was told to stay away from beauty and hygiene products with fragrances. The list of items to avoid included things as essential as deodorant.
Stunned by these restrictions, Dunning quickly learned that chemicals like phthalates and parabens found in numerous self-care products can pose a threat to fertility. While looking for alternatives, another concern surfaced: a lack of clean beauty brands intended for Latinas that are affordable and accessible.
Read more over at the San Diego Union Tribune, San Diego's largest newspaper.