Beauty supplies industry, which can kill you
How harmful substances in everyday products is to improve our appearance, you will learn in this material.
The Washington Post published the information that 400 lipsticks manufacturers used in the production of lead, which may adversely affect the basic processes in the body and is harmful to all organs of the human body. (However, studies show that lead to a much more contained in the food than the lipstick.) But the fact remains, the effect of this metal in the body can be fatal, and buyers should be careful with what they paint their lips.
It makes the Vaseline lip gloss brilliant, but it is a byproduct of oil refining. During his lifetime, the average woman unknowingly consume more than three kilograms of oil industry waste. The European Union has banned the production of products with the use of petroleum jelly from the fact that it can cause cancer. As it turned out, in women with breast cancer in the blood it contains twice as much material, which is part of vaseline, than in healthy women. It sounds convincing or not, but this study shows that the EU ban could save the lives of many women.
in the form of spray tanning
Tanning touted as the safest way to tan ... or rather it was before it was reported that the main ingredient in the tanning, of DHA, can damage cells and ultimately induce cancer. Chemical that makes your skin tan, safely, to use it topically. But if tanning is made in the form of a spray, then the application can be accidentally inhaled and then it becomes poisonous. Although there were no scientific tests on humans, doctors believe that such sprays can cause malformations in the fetus.
When it was discovered that one of the active ingredients of the nail polish, the DBP, can be potentially dangerous, it has been declared an official ban on its use. The problem is that many nail polishes still contain formaldehyde, a substance that scientists use to preserve dead tissue. It can cause asthma and provoke development of cancer. Some doctors believe that the excitement associated with DBP and formaldehyde, too exaggerated, because the nail surface is impermeable to substances.
The Working Group on Environmental Protection Agency reports that vitamin A is contained in 40% of sunscreens, harms the skin, especially if it is exposed to sunlight. This damage can even lead to cancer. However, fans lie on the beach should be aware that these tests were carried out on mice, but they are more prone to skin cancer than people. In addition, the mice did not look so good in a bikini. In all likelihood, a human body sunscreen fulfills its unique function - to protect from the sun.
Since the 60s of the last century, it has become a very common view that the deodorant-antiperspirant ingredients are very harmful to the human body. But comprehensive studies show that antiperspirants do not directly cause breast cancer. The fact that the chemical elements contained therein, may increase the levels of estrogen, due to which the growth of breast tissue may occur, which in turn can lead to cancer.
The results of the two studies should be alarmed, as the hairdressers and fans to change hair color. The first study showed that women who chose to paint hair in dark colors with the 1980s, are at greater risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. As a result, the second found that hairdressers who work with hair dye for more than five years are three times more likely to develop breast cancer than women who did not have contact with hair dye.
Brazilian keratin hair treatment
Brazilian Keratin Treatment (BCL) Hair is very popular among Americans because promises shiny, voluminous and smooth hair, regardless of their initial state. Magic happens because of the effect on the hair keratin proteins, but experts believe that the whole thing in formaldehyde. In addition, during the BCL procedures harmful fumes occur, so the risk is exposed and the person conducting the procedure, and the one to whom it is performed. M & M International, Inc., a manufacturer of BCL, said that formaldehyde is not included in the list of prohibited by the Food and Drug Administration (USA) ingredients.
Those who can not afford something expensive, often use cheaper alternatives. That is why the production of cheap jewelery is very profitable, especially if tailored to the teenage girls. But as a result of verification of cheap jewelry for teens in the compositions of lead were found, arsenic, cadmium and mercury. Of the 99% of the study jewelry one quarter had a very high content of toxins, some of which cause mental decline and cancer. Now the task is to determine the quality of the goods before the sellers of jewelry.
The narrow Clothing
The stories about the dangers of corsets have long gone in history. But according to the leading neurologists, elements of modern clothes, such as jeans or skinny underwear Spanx, can cause serious harm to health. Narrow clothing can provoke the appearance of blood clots and infections of the bladder. In some cases, the aforementioned jeans that should make the figure slimmer, can cause damage to the skin on the thighs, or semicircular lipoatrophy.
You do facial massage roller spike? Then you are ready to process the treatment of microneedles, which promises a healthy appearance of skin. But the procedure can be traumatic and, as some of those who are subjected to it, complained about the damage to the skin. Experts say more about the dangerous consequences of such treatment, as beauty salons can not provide adequate sterilization of needles after each client. salon workers, in turn, argue that each client uses a new roller with microneedles, but for 100% not tested.
In today's beauty, there is one serious problem - one can not achieve the level of beauty that could be called sufficient. Breast implants, today one of the most popular variations of the human body changes (10 million women had made them a similar operation), another confirmation of the fact how high the standards of modern beauty. But sometimes women die during breast augmentation surgery, such as porn star Sexy Cora. Breaks, scars, terrible pain and fatal infections may also be consequences of the operation. (According to the Office of the Food and Drug Administration (USA), breast augmentation surgery is safe.)
The daily make-up is not what a woman dreams in the morning. Therefore, in some countries, permanent make-up has become quite popular. This procedure, also known as micropigmentation, essentially cosmetic tattooing. As a tattoo it should only trust a qualified professional, but according to the observations Food and Drug Control Department (USA) Permanent make-up can cause the appearance of tumors, excessive scarring and even skin cancer. Savings of 20 minutes in the morning is not worth a lifetime.
Despite the fact that the majority of tattoo parlors controlled by the state and their work is regulated by local laws, too little is being done in order to check compliance with these laws. As a result, we have a very high risk of allergic reactions, chronic skin diseases, HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B and C. The problem is that there is no service that would be directly controlled industry tattoo parlors. Decorations themselves tattooed relatively safe procedure. However, it should be borne in mind that researchers from Southwest University of Texas Medical School argue that the tattoo can be a "carrier number 1 hepatitis C".
... and everything else
Although new chemicals are tested, there is no way to know their long-term effects. Therefore, the headlines often are full of information about the harmful ingredients contained in everyday products. Of the latter, "the accused" - phthalates. According to the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, phthalates, are part of almost all kinds of cosmetics from lipstick to nail polish, can lead to a higher risk of diabetes. Most of the cosmetics marked so attentive buyers can avoid this risk, but not always, so the manufacturers responsible.