Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Here's what you do not know about your makeup:
They harm not just you but animals and the nature as well. They are the Killer Chemicals:
And they are in your makeup!!!


These are the 100 chemicals you want to avoid in your makeup or skin care the next time you go shopping:

1. Acrylic acid: respiratory toxin for humans; causes asthma, severe skin burns, and allergic reaction in the skin or lungs.

2. Aluminium: strong human neuro-toxicant; causes irritation of eyes, skin, and lungs; endocrine disruptor; linked to Alzheimer’s disease and breast cancer.

3. Aluminium Chloride: nose and lung irritant; human endocrine disruptor linked to breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease; aluminum compounds are neurotoxic to humans

4. Aluminium Hydrochloride: Associated with breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease; aluminum compounds are neurotoxic to humans

5. Aluminium Oxide: A strong nose and lung irritant; can cause breast cancer and Alzheimer’s disease; aluminum compounds are neurotoxic to humans.

6. Ammonium Laureth Sulfate: causes skin irritation; water contaminant; may be contaminated with carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane

7. Ammonium Persulfate: strong eye, respiratory system, and skin irritant; can trigger asthma; restricted in cosmetics

8. Amyl Acetate: neurotoxin; eye and lung irritant; lung allergen

9. Benzalkonium Chloride:Weakens immune system, lung, and skin toxicant; can stimulate asthma.

10. ABenzyl Alcohol: Can cause allergic reaction in lungs; causes itching, burning, scaling, hives, and blistering of skin.

11. Boric Acid: Unsafe for use on infants and injured or damaged skin; causes death and birth defects in animals.

12. Bronopol (2-bromo-2-nitropropane-1.3-diol): One of the most powerful lung and skin toxicants; forms carcinogenic nitrosamine; causes allergic contact dermatitis; environmental contaminant; poisonous to wildlife.

13. Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA): Human carcinogen; causes allergic contact dermatitis and skin depigmentation; persistent environmental toxin.

14. Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT): Skin and lung toxicant at low doses; strong skin and eye irritant.

15. Butylene Glycol: skin, lung, and eye irritant; environmental toxin.

16. Butylparaben: skin and eye irritant;linked to breast and ovarian cancer.

17. Calcium Fluoride: Neurotoxic to humans; leads to bone weakness.

18. Ceteareth: Unsafe for use on broken skin; eye and lung irritant.

19. Cetrimonium Chloride: Causes skin to itch, burn and blister.

20. Cetyl Alcohol: Skin and eye irritant in humans

21. Chloroacetamide: Skin, eye, and lung irritant; toxic if inhaled.

22. Coal Tar: Known human carcinogen; causes lung and urinary tract cancer; potent skin irritant.

23. Cocamide DEA (Ethanolamide of Coconut Acid): Strong human skin toxicant and suspected carcinogen; causes irritation of skin, eyes, and lungs in humans.

24. D&C Red 30 Lake: Strong nervous system toxicant; disrupts endocrine system and linked to breast and ovarian cancer.

25. D&C Violet 2: Coal tar dye; skin and eye irritant; long-time use of coal tar hair dye is linked to bladder cancer.

26. Dibutyl Phthalate: Linked to impaired fertility and urinary abnormalities; linked to breast and ovarian cancers.

27. Diethanolamine (DEA): Linked to brain abnormalities in animals.

28. Dimeticone (Dimethicone): Environmental toxicant

29. Direct Black 38: Confirmed human carcinogen; strong evidence of causing bladder cancer; may harm unborn child; causes cancer in animals

30. DMDM Hydantoin: Contains carcinogenic formaldehyde; skin, eye, and lung irritant.

31. EDTA (Disodium EDTA): Linked to brain, liver and endocrine damage in animals apart from fetal death and birth abnormalities in animals.

32. Ethylparaben: Skin and eye irritant; can cause breast and ovarian cancer.

33. Eugenol: Skin, eye, and lung irritant; well-recognized consumer allergen.

34. Ext. D&C Violet 2: Skin irritant; long-time use of coal tar dyes can cause bladder cancer.

35. FD&C Blue 1: Derived from coal tar; linked to allergies and hyperactivity disorders

36. FD&C Green 3: Causes cancer and bone marrow hyperplasia in animals; not studied for safety in humans.

37. FD&C Yellow 5 (E104, Tartrazine): Causes severe allergic and intolerance reactions, particularly among asthmatics; linked to thyroid tumors, chromosomal damage, hives, and hyperactivity in humans

38. FD&C Yellow Aluminium Lake: Neuro-toxic to humans

39. FD&C Yellow 6: Human skin and eye irritant, cannot be used in eye cosmetics

40. Fig (Ficus Carca) Extract: Cannot be used as fragrance ingredient due to potential carcinogenicity.

41. Formaldehyde: Linked to leukemia, pancreatic, skin, liver, and lung cancer; strong skin, eye, and lung irritant; causes cirrhosis, stomach, kidneys, and bladder; can cause skin burns; stimulates asthma.

42. Formaldehyde Resin: Contains formaldehyde and carries same risks; can trigger allergic reaction in the skin or lungs.

43. Formaldehyde Solution (Formalin): Neurotoxin in humans and animals, linked to leukemia, and other cancers; causes cirrhosis; can cause skin burns; triggers asthma; hazardous air pollutant; environmental toxin; banned in Canada and Japan; determined as safe for use in cosmetics in the US

44. Glyceryl Stearate: weak skin, eye, and lung irritant

45. Hydroquinone: eye, lung, and nervous system toxin; can cause itching, burning, scaling, hives, and blistering of skin; suspected liver and stomach carcinogen.

46. GIodopropynl Butylcarbamate: contains Diethanolamine; can affect thyroid function; gastrointestinal and liver toxicant; cannot be used in aerosols; causes allergic contact dermatitis.

47. Imidazolidinyl Urea (Uric Acid): can cause itching, burning, scaling, hives, and blistering of skin

48. Isobutylparaben: skin and eye irritant; endocrine disruptor linked to breast and ovarian cancer.

49. Isoparaffin: petroleum derivative; environmental toxin; mildly irritating.

50. Isopropyl Alcohol (SD-40): human neurotoxin; skin, eye, and lung irritant; vapors cause drowsiness and dizziness; causes skin dehydration; may promote brown spots and premature aging of skin
51. Lactic acid: strong skin and eye irritant; can cause skin burns; causes changes in liver, brain, and blood in animals; causes mutations and birth defects in animals.

52. Lanolin: strong skin irritant and toxicant; can cause allergic reaction in the lungs 

53. Laureth-7 (Polyethlene Glycol Ether of Lauryl Alcohol): may be contaminated with carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane

54. Lead Acetate: possible human carcinogen and neurotoxin; skin and eye irritant.

55. Lecithin: Irritates lungs in aerosol form; a potent asthma trigger; forms carcinogenic  compounds.

56. Manganese Sulfate: strong human neurotoxin; harmful during prolonged exposure or inhalation.

57. Methamine: strong skin, eye, nose, and lung irritant; can cause itching, burning, scaling, hives, and blistering of skin; may be contaminated with carcinogenic 1,4-Dioxane; cannot be used in aerosol cosmetics

58. Methyl Methacrlate: strong neurotoxin; strong eye and lung irritant; causes asthma and skin burns; causes cancer and stomach bleeding in animals.

59. Methylparaben: skin and eye irritant; endocrine disruptor linked to breast and ovarian cancer.

60. Mineral Oil (liquid Petrolatum): causes blood and skin cancer formations in animals; eye and skin irritant.

61. Monoethanolamine (MEA): skin and eye irritant at low doses; can be irritating to the respiratory tract

62. Nonoxynol (ethoxylated alkyl phenol): endocrine disruptor; skin and lung irritant; causes liver damage in animals.

63. Octoxynol (10,11,13,40): strong skin and eye toxin that can cause itching, burning, scaling, hives, and blistering of skin; may be carcinogenic

64. Oxybenzone (Benzophenone-4): strong photoallergen; endocrine disruptor.

65. Padimate O (Octyl Dimethyl PABA/PABA Ester): has estrogenic activity; causes allergic reactions and photoallegenic dermatitis; restricted in Japan

66. Para Amino benzonic Acid (PABA): causes allergic dermatitis and photosensitivity; produces free radicals that cause mutations, causes cell to die, and may be implicated in cardiovascular disease.

67. Parraffin (Paraffinum Liquidum, Paraffin Petrolatum): releases carcinogens benzene and toluene upon heating; causes kidney or renal system tumor in animals.

68. PEG-100 Stearate: polyethylene glycols are often contaminated with 1,4-Dioxane; suspected endocrine disruptor; linked to cancer in animals; skin and eye irritant

69. Petrolatum (soft Paraffin, White Petrolatum, Petroleum Jelly): lung irritant upon inhalation; derived from petroleum; non-biodegradable environmental toxin

70. Phenol: strong respiratory irritant; causes skin burns; causes kidney damage and cyanosis in humans; causes skin cancer, birth defects, and brain and nervous system damage in animals at very low doses.

71. Phenoxyethanol: endocrine disruptor and carcinogenic in animals; linked to allergic contact uritica and dermatitis

72. Picric Acid: human immune system toxicant; toxic by inhalation, skin contact, and ingestion; causes allergic reaction in the skin or lungs; causes coma, convulsions.

73. Placental Extract: endocrine disruptor containing estradiol and progesteron; banned in Canada

74. Polyethylene Glycol (PEG): often contaminated with carcinogenic 1,4-Dioxane; suspected endocrine disruptor; linked to cancer in animals; skin and eye irritant

75. Polyethylene Terephthalate: causes cancer in animals; not studied for safety in humans

76. Polysorbate 80: may be contaminated with 1,4-Dioxane; suspected endocrine disruptor; linked to cancer in animals; skin and eye irritant

77. Potassium Persulfate: strong irritant to eyes, lungs, respiratory system, and skin; restricted for use in cosmetics

78. P-phenylenediamine: linked to bladder and prostate cancer; human neurotoxin; skin and lung irritant; causes liver cancer and birth defects in animals; very strong environmental toxin

79. Propyl Acetate: skin, eye, nose, and lung irritant

80. Proplene Glycol (PG): can cause eye irritation and conjunctivitis, as well as upper respiratory tract irritation

81. Propylparaben: skin and eye irritant; endocrine disruptor linked to breast and ovarian cancer; environmental contaminant

82. PQuaternium-7,15,31,60: formaldehyde releasing; can cause skin and eye irritation; linked to several cancers (see Formaldehyde)

83. Resorcinol (m-Hydroquinone,Euresol,1,3-Bensenediol): strong skin irritant; linked to adenomas in animals; suspected to trigger skin cancer in humans.

84. Saccharin: suspected human carcinogen; causes liver, kidney, and bladder damage in animals, as well as reproductive damage and birth abnormalities

85. Silica: linked to esophageal cancer, renal disease, pulmonary fibrosis, mesothelioma, sarcoma, rheumatoid arthritis, and bronchitis; strong nasal and lung irritant; wildlife toxicant; accumulates in human body.

86. Sodium Laureth Sulfate: skin irritant; water contaminant; may be contaminated with carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane

87. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: skin and eye irritant; in toothpaste may cause canker sores

88. Sodium Metabisulfite: immune system toxicant; eye and skin irritant; dangerous for asthmatics; causes stillbirth, muscle weakness, and brain degeneration in animals

89. Sodium Methylparaben: endocrine disruptor; causes mild brain damage in animals; skin irritant causing itching, burning, scaling, hives, and blistering; causes depigmentation of skin.

90. Sodium Monofluorophosphate: nervous system toxin; harmful if swallowed during teeth bleaching; causes convulsions, proteinuria, osteoporosis, and changes in DNA in animals.

91. Talc: causes tissue injury and fibrosis; skin and lung irritation

92. Teflon: causes toxic pneumonitis and skin cancer in animals.

93. Tetrasodium EDTA: contains formaldehyde; cytotoxic and genotoxic in animals; strong skin and lung irritant in humans.

94. Thimerosal (Thimersal, Merthiolate): strong toxin to skin, nervous, and immune system; causes cancer in animals; environmental toxin

95. Thioglycolc Acid: strong human skin irritant; causes itching, burning, scaling, hives, and blistering of skin; lung allergen; restricted in cosmetics; banned in Canada

96. Toluene (Methylbenzene): skin and lung toxicant; accumulates in fat tissue; soil contaminant

97. Triclosan: affects thyroid hormone–associated gene expression, caused fetal death in animals; strong skin irritant.

98. Triethanolamine (TEA): causes lymphoid, kidney; and renal tumors in animals; skin and eye irritant even when used in low doses

99. Triphenyl Phosphate: human neurotoxin; skin, eye, and lung irritant; causes tremors, depression, and diarrhea in animals

100. Xanthene (AKA106, CI 45100): found unsafe for use in cosmetics in the US; causes cancer and various organ mutations in animals

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