Ugly Truths About The Chemicals In Beauty Products

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Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, says many beauty products still contain toxic chemicals though safer alternatives exist, and the U.S. has no safety standards for cosmetics. Even pink-ribbon products promoting breast-cancer research often contain carcinogens. [Treehugger]

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But, carcinogens in what amounts? How much makeup does the skin have to absorb before there are negative effects?

I mean, everything is dangerous depending on usage. Just give me some guidelines. And I guess eating eyeliner for dinner isn't a good idea.