Kourtney was there to discuss the Personal Care Products Safety Act. The bill authored by Senators Dianne Feinstein and Susan Collins hopes to extend the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) oversight power within the cosmetics industry. Right now and unbeknownst to most outside of the beauty industry, the FDA can exercise very little control over the manufacture and sale of cosmetics. For example, beauty companies aren’t required to share product ingredients list with the FDA. Furthermore, the FDA lacks the authority to recall faulty or harmful cosmetics from the market. As Kourtney and cosmetics-reform proponents noted, it’s been more than 80 years since Congress passed any sort of cosmetics legislation.

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