Does the FDA really intend to protect public health? Spark a debate in your chemistry or health class by using this article, titled "Beauty or the Beast." It questions the safety of cosmetics and toiletry products, govenment regulations, and the toxicity of their ingredients. After reading the article, learners review the ingredients of a few different products. This is a stimulating topic, and the instructional activity can help you meet the Common Core Standards for literacy in science. Note that the link to the article does not work, but you can find it with an online search.