Terrifying Facts About Cosmetics πŸ™ŽπŸ™…πŸ’„ by McKayla Peters - Musely
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Terrifying Facts About Cosmetics πŸ™ŽπŸ™…πŸ’„

posted in Beauty
08/07/2014
  • Warning! View at your own risk!
    Warning! View at your own risk!
  • In Europe, there are 1,373 chemicals banned in cosmetics. In America, there are only 8.
    In Europe, there are 1,373 chemicals banned in cosmetics. In America, there are only 8.
  • "Cosmetic companies may use almost any ingredient they choose." - The food and Drug Administration
    "Cosmetic companies may use almost any ingredient they choose." - The food and Drug Administration
  • Formaldehyde is known to cause cancer in humans. Formaldehyde is found in nail polish, hair gel, lotions, and shampoos.
    Formaldehyde is known to cause cancer in humans. Formaldehyde is found in nail polish, hair gel, lotions, and shampoos.
  • Triclosan disrupts the bodies natural hormone system. Triclosan can be found in soap, deodorant, and toothpaste.
    Triclosan disrupts the bodies natural hormone system. Triclosan can be found in soap, deodorant, and toothpaste.
  • Parabens are found in Breast Cancer tumors. Parabens are found in many lotions and ointments.
    Parabens are found in Breast Cancer tumors. Parabens are found in many lotions and ointments.
  • Ethylene oxide is a recognized carcinogen. Ethylene oxide is found in fragrances and shampoos.
    Ethylene oxide is a recognized carcinogen. Ethylene oxide is found in fragrances and shampoos.
  • Lead is a neurotoxin (bad for your BRAIN) linked to learning and behavioral problems. Lead is found in lipstick, foundation, and 650+ other cosmetics.
    Lead is a neurotoxin (bad for your BRAIN) linked to learning and behavioral problems. Lead is found in lipstick, foundation, and 650+ other cosmetics.
  • In the USA, there are no laws that require cosmetic companies to demonstrate safety of their products.
    In the USA, there are no laws that require cosmetic companies to demonstrate safety of their products.
  • Are you against animal testing? Well there are NO legal definitions for phrases like "cruelty free" and "not tested on animals".
    Are you against animal testing? Well there are NO legal definitions for phrases like "cruelty free" and "not tested on animals".
  • A lot of times cosmetics are labeled incorrectly. So what you're putting on your skin isn't really as safe as the bottle says.
    A lot of times cosmetics are labeled incorrectly. So what you're putting on your skin isn't really as safe as the bottle says.
  • Be careful what you put on that beautiful smiling face of yours! Read and do your homework! πŸ’—
    Be careful what you put on that beautiful smiling face of yours! Read and do your homework! πŸ’—
  • Don't forget to like 😊
    Don't forget to like 😊

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