Today we will present you an extremely amazing article that was written by very famous skincare and blogger expert, Sophie Addison.

We all know that makeup products are extremely popular today. $ 460 billion in 2014 were reached by the global cosmetics.  According to experts the global market will rapidly raise in the next 5 years.


The beauty industry is huge. We’re overwhelmed of numerous beauty products. Unfortunately, our society is becoming a society of makeup junkies.

People use many different chemical products in order to get rid of the first signs and symptoms of wrinkles.

These products become a problem when they create psychological dependence. Unfortunately, building your self-esteem with makeup doesn’t end here.

More and more medical consumers, scientists and practitioners are becoming really concerned with how these products affect the physical health.

The Dangers Of Makeup

Many many chemicals are consisted in the makeup products. Different allergic reactions, flaking, skin and dryness can be caused by these chemicals.

The worst thing in this article is that all these chemicals penetrate deeper and then enter the bloodstream. Significant health risk and is actually caused by these chemicals.

The latest scientific study has shown that bones from many Japanese children contain levels of toxic chemicals.

The study has also shown that many of kohl makeup from the third world countries are full of toxic chemicals.

Another research that was conducted by BCF (Breast Cancer Fund) has shown that 50% of all kids’ Halloween makeup products are full of harmful chemicals.

These are the Toxic Chemicals Found By the Breast Fund Cancer:


This mineral which is consisted in many makeup products is often contaminated with carcinogen substances. According to many scientific studies talc powder is related with ovarian cancer.

Talc is commonly found in baby powders and many other facemasks, lipsticks, powdered eyeshadows, feminine hygiene products and deodorants.


Many eyeliners, lipstick and eyeshadows contain this heavy metal. Lead may lead to cancer, infertility and numerous neurological issues when it entered the bloodstream.


these harmful chemicals are actually added to many products in order to prevent bacteria overgrowth.

Many studies have linked breast cancer with these chemicals. They are often present  in many lotions, conditioners, shampoos and shower gels.


This chemical causes neurological disorders and damages the nervous system. It is found in some hair dyes and nail products.


Anaphylactic shock and skin rashes can be caused by these chemicals. They can be usually found in different baby sunscreens, hairspray, conditioner, shampoo, fragrances, nail polishes and lip balms.


This meal is linked to bone diseases, kidney failure and cancer. Cadmium often becomes toxic and it was found in several Jane & Co, Mary Kay, Proctor and Gamble, Revlon and l’Oreal products including eye primers, cream eye shadows and powder eye shadows.

You definitely have to reduce the amount makeup if you want to look good and protect your health. Try to replace the chemical based products with natural beauty ones.

Via The Hearty Soul

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