#Nwdbeauty; Women Put An Average Of 168 Chemicals On Their Bodies Everyday

Almost 13,000 chemicals are used in cosmetics, and only about 10 percent have been evaluated for safety.

The average US woman uses 12 personal care products a day, containing 168 different chemicals.

While most men use fewer products, they’re still exposed to about 85 such chemicals daily.

In the report “Heavy Metal Hazard: The Health Risks of Hidden Heavy Metals in Face Makeup,” Environmental Defense tested 49 different makeup items, including foundations, concealers, powders, blushes, mascaras, eye liners, eye shadows, lipsticks, and lip glosses.

Their testing revealed serious heavy metal contamination in virtually all of the products:

?96 percent contained lead

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