Friday, July 9, 2010

The Bane Of Fashion And Beauty (Part 2)

*By Dayana Sobri,
Style Parlour Writer,
9th July 2010.

*Please scroll down to read part 1 of this article.

Still not freaking out yet?Props to you for not gagging over these freaky facts so easily.Read on to know more about the downsides of cosmetics and others related to fashion&beauty:

  • Anti-Wrinkle Cream- They can't slow down or reverse the skin's ageing process.And vegetarians,TAKE NOTE:most collagen and elastin in the cream is waste from the meat industry!
  • Foundation- Many liquid foundation make-ups contain mineral oil,a suspected human carcinogen(cancer-causing-agent).
  • Shampoo- Contains detergent which can cause hair damage and hair loss,thinning hair,scalp damage,dry and dull hair,allergic reactions and eye irritations.
  • Hair-Spray- Aerosol hairsprays contain toxic chemicals like propellants,neutralisers,plasticisers,coating substances,lung disease and cancer.
  • Hair Dyes- Contains very powerful chemicals that can make your hair weaker,brittler and can cause skin burns and rashes.
Do be alert of all the beauty products you buy.Please make purchases only at reputable pharmacies or outlet recognized by the Malaysian Health Ministry Department,and make sure the products are certified by the health board and FDA.

*Sources from CAP (Customer's Association Penang).

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