Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta
It THt ItlHtlWGf HHtALD April 19, The Skin Game Part Two Beauty May Be Skin Deep, Cosmetics Go All The Way By RUTH W1NTEK Caf yright, Wcan'i Newi NEW YORK The skin is suppwed to be our shield of amor. It it the largest organ of our body led, next to the brain, the most complex. It can be afflicted by more than 2.1QO diseases. The dun performs a number of important jobs: Among these an protecting the body against fcviilon of bacteria. Injury to the more sensttife OSSUB within the body, the rays of the gun, and against Ine )os of moisture. Until just recently, it VM thought thai chemicals put on UK skin did not penetrate. Then toe much touted still unmarketed miracle drug, DSUO, proved its ability to carry substances with it Uswgh toe skin and into the body'i tissues and blood stream. Drs. Robert Feldman aod Howard I. Maibaeh presented a paper, "PerculaDeom Penetration HI Vivo in Man" in ISM before the Toilet Goods Association and the Society of Cos- metic Cbeefcti k WachmgUB. They explained, how they applied labeled drugs and chemicals (o tbe'stin 'of human and then measured the appearance of the "tagged" chemieali in body vafite products. MARKED DIFFERENCES They atd. they found marked differences in penetration beUveen areai of the body. "For example, there a 42-Iold increase in penetration of bydrocortisone between the scrotum and the they said. "Toe forehead, scalp and angle of the jaw had e to 13-fold increase compared to me forearm." They concluded: "It was previously assumed the skin was largely a perfect barrier to most ebemicali with few excep- tions. The data presented here stows mat the previous assumption may have bees incorrect. It appears likely that all penetrate to at least some Client, many in significant If chunk-ill In coametici can penetrate the skda, what about germs in cnsmefifs? Dr. William J. Evans, acting associate director for Medical Review, Bureau of Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, on Feb. 19 discussed before a meeting of cosmetic chemists in New Jersey why cosmetics, a luxury item, must be harm- less: "We may accept the relative lethal toxicily of (he chemo- tberapiHjlic drug, because it bas saved the lives of tier cent of with cborucarcinoma (a type of cancer) even after (secondary growth) has taken place. On the other hand, serioui side effects cahoot be accepted in symptomatic cold therapy." He erptoinfrt, "Pieutomonal (a form of bacteria) contam- ination in eye shadow, mascara or an eye lotion or drops could possibly be nry hazardous. The literature reports ip- lot eases of pseufanonal infection of the cornea Women's Caucus Largest Group Structure Must Change, Say feminists By JEAN SHARP CP Eutor The DCW Ixand of Is a revolutionary. She Bpumt tracHticrEl ways of working tor nxmen's rights because are carried on withm a structure she says must go- la Canada, the largest num- ber of radical feminists are part of groups called Women's Liberation .Women's Lib for shortr-or Women's Caucus. They have DO natkaal or- ganization, but Maintain con- tact through informal ex- changes of material and per- sonnel. Another group, the New Feminists, are largely Toron- to-based as yet. They say Women's Lib members are Marxist and that the New Feminists have no political bias. Women's Lib members say feminism is part of a bad sys- tem mat catches both men and warned in a trap. New Feminists are more iccHned lo regard men as the collec- tive villain. New Feminist Dorothy Cur- jon says: "We don't feel we need to supply solutions. We say you've got your foot on our it off." WONT BE OPPBESSOR Marleae Dixon says: "No, we don't waot to be bke men. The last thme m want is to be like a man. That would make us the oppressor, and that's exactly what we're trying to eliminate." Mrs. Dixon, now of Mont- reel, is an American who is an active'organza- of radical STOP POLLUTION WE NOW offa PURE SOAP At no charge and rain soft waler for the cleanest wash in town KING KO1N LAUNDERETTE 1263 3rd AVE. S. IETHHIOCE THANK YOU! We wish !o (hank ill our many ANN GAST wondtrful frwndi who visited us during our Grand Opening ind It such a Ire- mendoui success. HELEN MANSEU. ara not sale prices but our everday low prices. 1.29 1.89 POmSTEK BUTTERFLY Lining 4i" wide. 1.49 yd........ NOW A Kg Vorirty of Crimpokne (TKEVIRA 40" wide.............yd. JUST ARRIVED A ihipmcnf of Honeylove Chiffonl. 45" wide .....yd. Printed and Plain Voila Coflon and Polycsjer. JA Only yd. Wei Look In Yvur New Jersey o or ftfllm JO" wide.......yd. A.O 4J" 2.75 our new Drapery Department Thovtandi of yonh of Dnpery Fibrici In Stock at alt limn. Immediate Delivery. DRAPERY ENDS Jutl M li. Anywfitre frtm L5. 10 IS111' Si.OO a yd. XE-OKNING i in SPICIAL YD. AIL OTHER DRAPERY FABRICS IN STOCK MUCK AS 50% OFF Lttnl In Febrlct end Dupery From Around the World! ANN'S FABRICS DRAPERY Now iMaltd Al 1803 3rd Ave. S. (Acrati htm Dunlop Ford) Phom 328.2188 women's groups, mostly m the United States: In a Cross-CauMur Surwy by The Canadiao Press, a va- riety of feminists expuuned beir cocviclioDs. In general terms, they aU y Lbeir succes: would bring better, world lor both men women. It would free n e. w DOROTHY CURZuN both sex roles built in from infancy. Mrs. CurrOD Jays ttts old approach. TTOduces girls tibo say: "I don't want to be any- thing. I want to be married." "That''s she says. "That's it in a.nutsfaell." Women's Lib groups encour- age male sympathizers. They have organized day care centres where both .men and women work and children are "socialized" for communal Eviog. They also operate birth notrol-abcrtion information centres. Mrs. Curon says the New Feminists do not want men as members now. MUST DEFINE SEUTiS "First we have to define ourselves in our own terms. In an interim period where we are developing, we're exclud- ing men because they inhibit women so much. They are conffiioned to dominate and take over. It's Hie the tfAACP Jetting whites in. They ise techniques built in by their ccoditiodng to take over." New Feminists spend time talking to womeo's groups. They put out a monthly Laditf' wear or quality at junroiHatd lownt pricei WEEKEND SPECIAL! Lolesl SfHlng styles and Fabrics including all- weather coon. THURSDAY, FKIDAY AND SATURDAT LaKay's DOWNTOWN SHOPPERS' WORLD 712 4th S. Mayor Moflrath Drive NORTH LfTHMIDGt-312 13ft St. N. and hare set u? a E- brary.- Margaret 'of Tcronto it i mnKfioH femiiBt wtme line of reasoang foflows the paltern of most radical femin- ists, thougi il may vary in de- tail. She ssiys she with UK ptmwe that aU of today's problem are part of one hij totd mess.. Pollution, over- population aod ecooomc aH have .their roots in the need to produce. "Capitalism fa based on nogs growing; aUsevemeii [OlljU E a '.'T "We must have a whole new social system. Fnr joBtance, you only have to tack anond TOU to see the tacdy nit ia not perfect. K could be ra- piuvul upon. "We must (ry for a system in which all the atttnntrfe are accepted and no one is considered outrageous. Men and voooa should be equals aid ddld-rismg a job for. vboever wants U> do it" BREAK UP FAMILY Bays Mtuui mist de- velop effideat organbxn and nmst irork together for change. Colette Offley of the Hat- rax-Dartmcuth Women's Cau- cua' explaas why day care and' the of UK "nuclear" family foeut are considered, "We must get rid of the no- tion thai the dfld-bearw must be the chiktrearer and cdBider tfaat the work of look- ing after daldra.B jociaDy DeccEEary work, rated higtaoo the scale of jobs." Fennrists say girls are taught that they must marry, since they lack oV educm-. bonl and job ttMt boyi have. Catherine Walker of North Burnoby, B.C., and tbe Women's Caucus, points out there are female quotas oo some courses. "There are pressures sfreaoBDg 0rfe into secretar- ial and home economics courses, away from 'bard' courses tike physics. "Why? la ft that a girl is stupid or is it because she has been subtly socialized by her family! ftieodt and teach- ers nlo she won't do mil or won't like the subject? "Both men and women have been braarwasbed. Women are constantly objectified sex- ually and treated as inferior beings." say men's maga- zines and the "sex seS" in ad- vertising "objectify'' women. SET OUT SLOGANS Eleanor Dunn d Ottawa de- fines what they mean when she says "too many men took on vroroen as bodies that per- and "I DOW pronounce you woman and husband." fa Montreal, Nicqte Ther- lieo'says feminism miied with FrencbCanadiaii radicalism. "The rebellion of women Is igaont their status as jerr- aotsi economK, psyehokigtcal and sexual. Women's Bbera- tuo -was inevitable here, A Quebec woman is doubly op- pressed. She is oppressed as i woman and a Quebecer." resulting In loo of the eye. Statistically speaUng, this it but toe lop fee iceberg. Although a serious result if relatively rare. Ine wide use of contact lenses, particularly by women, and the frequent occurrence of at least microsoaae abrasiani may increase this hazard a hundredfolri. But ran La occurrence or not, it is not in anyway justified M it. is prereaLable. Statistics are a poor answer to the rirtnm in wham the result is 1W per cent-hazard." v. Perhaps the most shockir.g thing Clevenger's faded on their inspections was the contamination of baby products. All 11 of the known manufacturers were that number, six revealed objectionable findings. The baby soap >as found lo Akaligenec FaeeaEa, found in decayjag products, usually in the intestinal kwt, and Serralia Marcestens, a gram-negative orgaoism nmalry found on foodstuffs as a pink growth. INFECTIONS Baby lotion had AJeangenes as well at a gnm-negatiTe bacteria which causes tioni ta human; hereOavrrpe orgurami ferera blood mfectjoa; FUrabactcrium, a gram-Mgatiw bac- teria whkh say also cause serious rnfections, aid water tainng rireptococcui and cfior solution conlaining ttjohfto- COCCUi. Whu> it had nothing to da.with easmetics, the FDA ilao tested teethijg araducti faobd a BMGO MOOSE HALL 1XU InJ AVBWE NOtTH WBNBOAT X 140 UK. in II fit in 7. NlMlbei an, 11 GWM Dwbbd in 7 feunbm I J HEE GAMES FREE CAKOS OOOI HOt NO OKDIBI UNOEX U SPONSORED IY THE tOYM Of MOOSE Refrigerators 3 tablespoons ol Cow Brand per quart o! watei will ichigerjtors remove iilm and sUirts, pdon. Reconoendcd by the rerrijcraloi nanuficturefi. 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