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IS YOUR LIPSTICK HABIT HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH?

Posted by 05.03.13

You lipstick could be delivering more than just a pretty pout. High-use pucker perfecters could be ingesting unwanted metals, according to a recent study. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health have identified concerning levels of potentially cancer-causing metals in lipstick and lip gloss.

While they are not naming names, the team tested 32 different lipsticks and lip glosses commonly found in drugstores and department stores. They found lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum, and five other metals, some of which were found at levels that could raise potential health concerns. Their findings will be published online in the journal Environmental Healt

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IS YOUR LIPSTICK HABIT HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH?

Posted by 05.03.13

You lipstick could be delivering more than just a pretty pout. High-use pucker perfecters could be ingesting unwanted metals, according to a recent study. Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley’s School of Public Health have identified concerning levels of potentially cancer-causing metals in lipstick and lip gloss.

While they are not naming names, the team tested 32 different lipsticks and lip glosses commonly found in drugstores and department stores. They found lead, cadmium, chromium, aluminum, and five other metals, some of which were found at levels that could raise potential health concerns. Their findings will be published online in the journal Environmental Healt

Read More


#Gorgeous
Giveaways

  • New year, new beauty launches! Here are all the exciting new drugstore makeup releases for 2021 you need to know about!
  • GET THE SALON LOOK WITHOUT THE TIME, DAMAGE, OR COMMITMENT Static’s award-winning reusable pop-on nails give you a perfect, non-damaging manicure in seconds for a fraction of the salon cost. Wear them weeks straight or a few days at a time—you decide. These universal milky nude nails can be removed, reapplied, painted, and even reshaped for full customization. IN THE KIT 24 Universal nails in 12 sizes — fits average, petite, and larger sized nails Static Nails' Non-Dama
  • 9 Biggest Makeup Trends 2021 - Your Classy Look
  • Pink Pumpkin Pitaya Smoothie Bowl


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