Sonya Lunder, MPH

Sonya Lunder, MPH, senior analyst with the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental health research and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. The Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep Web site offers safety profiles for more than 80,000 cosmetics, hair-care products and related items.

Personal Safety

Danger in Your Hair

Deadly Dyes, Straighteners, Sprays and More Hair-care products generally are not required to pass government safety tests before being sold…


Are Your Tea Bags Toxic?

Perhaps you wouldn’t dream of microwaving plastic food containers, because you know that heating plastic can allow toxins to leach…