Hazardous Chemicals in CosmeticsCheck out this news clip regarding the dangerous chemicals you may be exposing your body to on a daily basis.

  • Lead in lipsticks
  • Bacteria in mascara brushes
  • Parabens are also being found in cosmetics. Parabens have been linked to cancer
  • Fragrances can contain hazardous chemicals.

Some tips to consider

  • Carefully read ingredient lists
  • Avoid powder or spray make-up
  • Use lip balms made from vegetable oils

This video is something to not necessarily be alarmed about but become more aware about. It is definitely a developing topic that will get more attention in the foreseeable future.

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