Top 10 Makeup Ingredients that can Cause Cancer

When comes to makeup, besides that it is supposed to help you look more beautiful it should always be quality. Makeup is one of the few things (besides food and medicine) on which you should not feel sorry for spending money. It goes on your face, eyes and lips and you should never think twice before buying quality and checked products. But, no matter how careful you are you should know that there are some ingredients that certain makeup products can contain that are extremely dangerous and can cause cancer. That is the least thing you need. So, if you ever feel even the slightest itchiness after you apply your makeup or if that causes you any sort of irritation quit using the product and immediately see your doctor. Some makeup producers are still using synthetic makeup ingredients and simply lie to their consumers that they sell natural makeup.

#1. Imidazolidinyl Urea and Diazolidinyl Urea

These are the most commonly used preservatives after the parabens. They are well established as a primary cause of contact dermatitis . You ought to know that there are two trade names for these chemicals and those are Germall II and Germall 115. Neither of the Germall chemicals have a good antifungal, and have got to be combined with other preservatives. Germall 115 releases formaldehyde at just over 10° which are toxic.

Imidazolidinyl Urea and Diazolidinyl Urea
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#2. Methyl & Propyl and Butyl & Ethyl Paraben

These are used as inhibitors of microbial growth and are put in makeup in order to extend shelf life of products. Some companies are using them even though they are known to be toxic. These ingredients have caused many allergic reactions and skin rashes. Methyl paraben combines benzoic acid with the methyl group of chemicals. These too are extremely toxic.

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Methyl & Propyl and Butyl & Ethyl Paraben
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