Our Painted Faces Could Be Giving Us Cancer

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  • Women who use makeup every day are said to absorb five pounds of makeup per year into their skin; some believe the chemicals contribute to cancer. [Telegraph
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  • Middle-aged women are at more of a risk of stroke than men. [Telegraph]

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Re: makeup. I've seen a few Telegraph readers up-close, and I think even the men absorb closer to ten pounds a year.