Make-up, as every woman loves to be. In fact a
survey shows that 90% women hesitate to go outside without wearing Make-up. But
the sad fact is that there is little or no meaningful information about the
products. In fact women don’t bother to read how these beauty products composed
When it comes to cosmetics, Lipstick or Lip-gloss is one of the essentials that
you found in every girl’s bag.
In this article you will find how wearing lipstick can cause to severe dangerous
diseases. During the day, our lipstick pigments stays on for long hours while
often we sleep with it too. That is not a healthiest practice. Though every
brand has different composition but a thorough research, it is found that these
three metals are ingredients of any lipstick. They are Lead, Chromium and
Cadmium. So, let’s see how these metals affect the lips:
It has been used widely for application in metal products, cables, pipelines,
paint and pesticides. But it is commonly content in lipstick and is harmful to
nervous system. It may become reason of dryness and chopping of lips. Lead
poisoning may result in fatigue, sleeplessness, irritability and lack of
appetite. In the past, many houses were lead-based painted but due to awareness
in recent years, our houses are safer from this metal. But is used in cosmetics,
What about it?
It is a hard metal which is used in stainless steel and other alloys for
hardness. According to Researchers, It is another Carcinogen that has always
resulted in lung cancer and stomach tumors if inhaled or swelled it.
A heavy metal used in Batteries, Electroplating and Nuclear reactors. It is also
carcinogen linked to Lung Cancer and may be damage to Respiratory system when
inhaled. It is of no use to human body and is toxic even at low levels.
Now, the point is that you and I have many lipsticks whose boxes have been
thrown away. So what we should do with them?
Here is the test you can do yourself easily:
1. Put some lipstick on your hand.
2. Use a 24k – 14k Gold ring to scratch on the lipstick.
3. If the lipstick color changes to black then you know the lipstick contains
By doing this practice, you will know which one is to keep and which is to
Lipstick vanishes after some hours. Where does it go? It has been ingested by us
for sure and this is the alarming thing that we intake daily a minute amount of
lead, chromium, manganese and cadmium. And then it accumulates in our body and
cause toxicity. This beautiful cosmetic may harsh your lips and surrounding
skin. This may be result in blacken you lips.
But the good news is that there are also some Companies which are producing
Make-up has become an essential thing in today’s life but don’t give tough time
to your natural beauty just for temporary look.
Be careful in selecting your cosmetic brand