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New Age Beauty Secrets Lies In Harmful Chemicals

By Super Admin

Applying harmful chemicals such as lipsticks, lotions, foundations, mascara add up to 515 chemicals on a woman"s face every day.

A survey revealed that most of the girls use 13 different types of beauty products at a time. All of these products contain more than 20 ingredients that are harmful for the skin.

Perfume fared the worst, containing a mixture of 250 components on average while some labels crossed a total of 400 chemicals.

Lipstick was found consisting 33 elements, body lotion 32, mascara 29, and hand moisturiser 11 different chemicals.

Top-selling perfume, Chanel No5 listed 250 additives and the best-selling foundation, Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse, had 24 ingredients.

The most popular nail varnish, Rimmel, was made from 31 components while the number for the top-selling body lotion Nivea Rich Nourishing Body Lotion stood at 32.

Experts linked some of the additives to cancer, hormone problems, skin conditions and allergies. The new wonder treatments contain more chemicals to be able to achieve better results, posing higher health risks for women.

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Story first published: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 12:46 [IST]
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