The love child of Annie Leonard of “The Story of Stuff” and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, “The Story of Cosmetics” gives us the dirty truth about this $50 billion cosmetics industry and its dependence on toxic chemicals to manufacture the products we use every day. Why now? Congress is considering passing the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010—the first governmental look at the industry in 70 years. Why stick-figure cartoons? That, we can’t answer.