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The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics

You’d be surprised how many dangerous and harmful substances can be found in your everyday beauty and hygiene products.

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How Toxic is Your Makeup?

A recent Canadian study revealed that high levels of heavy metals are found in the makeup, as well as personal products like lotion and shampoo, you use every day.We’re not talking about the heavy metal you find on the radio; studies show that arsenic, lead, nickel (among many others!) are polluting your makeup without your knowledge. This adds up to a consumption of 5 pounds of chemicals per year–and this isn’t taking into account the chemicals found in your hair care products, lotions and deodorants.

What does this mean for you? Chemicals like this are linked to cancers, memory loss, lung damage and cardiovascular, immune and neurological problems–to name a few.

Read more about the study here–it includes more details about the chemicals found, the damages they cause to your health and tips on how to find the best, safest products to use for your skin! xoxo