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harmful effects of cosmetics

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Posted on: 08-12-14
Harmful effects of using cosmetics

Products and care substances that are used to enhance the appearance or odour of the human body are called cosmetics. They are the substances made in use or applied to the human body for cleansing, promoting attractiveness or altering the appearance without harming the structure and functions of the body.

There are also certain harmful effects of using cosmetics, such as:
High dependency: Some people can't do without cosmetics, mostly women. They find it so important that, it becomes highly impossible for them to step out of their house without it. This high dependency and over use can prove to be harmful for skin and health.

Hair problems: Use of shampoos, conditioners, hair serums, hair color, blow driers, straightening equipments can all prove to have an adverse effect on hair growth. Long term usage of these products may result in scalp and skin damage or even the permanent discoloration of hair.

Threat to reproductive life: The use of certain oils and cosmetics containing asbestos like talcum powder when comes in direct contact with the organs can lead to infertility and other related reproductive problems. As they may penetrate deep inside the skin and tissues causing it to get affected easily.

Aging: Nowadays, anti-aging creams and lotions are available to help you get rid of wrinkles and other signs of aging. The cosmetic makers and manufacturers are making huge money out of it by providing a temporary satisfaction to the customers.

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