Toxic Chemicals Found In Cosmetics

According to research, it is believed that some cosmetics contains harmful chemicals that can be very dangerous for your skin.

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Such chemicals when it penetrates the skin it could lead to face burn, itches(due to reaction to the chemical) while in most cases cancer.

When you get a new cosmetic is advicable to look out for some of this product;

1. Coal Tar

Coal tar is used in a variety of cosmetic products, and has the potential to carry heavy metals. These heavy metals, when absorbed through the skin, can be toxic to the brain and lead to cancer throughout the body. Commonly, coal tar is found in shampoos and scalp treatments, soaps, hair dyes, and lotions.

2. Paraben
Paraben is a preservative found in cosmetic products. It can cause hormonal imbalance, affect your fertility and reproductive organs, and is also cancerous.

3. Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde is a common Carcinogen and the term for Carcinogen is ‘Cancer-causing chemicals’.

Formaldehyde is a common chemical used in making cosmetic if applied it could cause cancer.