Here we are going to present you one amazing article which was written by one very famous skincare and blogger expert, Sophie Addison.
We are all informed that the makeup products are very popular in the modern times. In the 2014, $ 460 billion were reached by the global cosmetics. According to some experts, the global market will rapidly raise in the following 5 years.
The beauty industry nowadays is huge. We are also overwhelmed by a lot of beauty products. But, unluckily, our society is becoming a society of makeup junkies. There is a huge use of many different chemical products by people, in order to get rid of the first signs and symptoms of the process of wrinkling.
But, these products may become some problem, when they create some psychological dependence. Unfortunately, building the self –esteem with makeup, does not end here. More and more medical consumers, as well as scientists and practitioners become really worried of how these products affect our physical health.
The dangers of makeup
There are a lot of chemicals which are consisted in the makeup products. Some of the problems that may be caused by these chemicals are different allergies, flaking, skin and dryness and the worst thing about those chemicals is that they penetrate deeper and then enter the bloodstream. So, it means that significant risk health can be actually caused by these chemicals.
According to the latest scientific study, it has been shown that bones from many Japanese children contain levels of toxic chemicals. The study has also shown that many of kohl makeup from the third world countries are full of toxic chemicals.
There was also another research, conducted by BCF (Breast Cancer Fund), which showed that 50% of all kids’ Halloween makeup products are full of harmful chemicals.
The Breast Fund Cancer has found these toxic chemicals:
This one is a mineral which is consisted in a lot of makeup products, and it is also often contaminated with carcinogenic substances. According to some scientific studies, the talc powder is often related to ovarian cancer.
Talc can be commonly found in baby powders, as well as many other facemasks, lipsticks, powdered eyeshadows, feminine hygiene products and deodorants.
This heavy metal is consisted in many eyeliners, lipstick and eyeshadows. It may lead to cancer, as well as infertility, and a lot of neurological issues when it enters in the bloodstream.
These are very harmful chemicals, which are actually added to many products, in order to prevent the overgrowth of bacteria. Breast cancer has been linked with these chemicals by many studies. They are also often present in many lotions, conditioners, shampoos and shower gels.
This is a chemical which can cause neurological disorders and it can also damage the nervous system. It can be found in some hair dyes and nail products.
These chemicals can be the reason for anaphylactic shock and skin rashes. They are often found in some different baby sunscreens, hairspray, conditioner, shampoo, fragrances, nail polishes and lip balms.
This is a metal, which is often linked with bone diseases, kidney failure and cancer. It can often become toxic and it has also been found in several Jane & Co, Mary Kay, Proctor and Gamble, Revlon and l’Oreal products, which include eye primers, cream eye shadows and powder eye shadows.
So, in order to look good, as well as protect your health, you definitely need to reduce the amount of makeup. Also, try replacing the chemical based products with natural beauty ones.