Wide range of cosmetics is used to enhance beauty and get new looks. Variety of ingredients is used in cosmetics some of them are good and some have bad effects. Many people us makeup on daily basis. An alarming amount of cosmetics can actually be absorbed into the skin or breathed into the lungs. Cosmetics are manufactured using different chemicals and some of these chemicals are linked to health problems and most common problems include cancer or other allergic problems. With the technological advancements new and new techniques are used to make cosmetics that affect health badly. Here is very informative discussion on side effects of cosmetics.
Many cosmetics cause allergic problems. It is one of the most common problems caused by cosmetics. Many people feel that the cosmetic they are using is not allergic until they see adverse results. Many chemicals cause rashes, acne, itching and dryness. When cosmetic is applied its reactions are undetectable but come to scene when they become adverse. People should have a thorough checkup of their skin by their physician. Physician will apply the cosmetic they use in routine on a part of their skin and tell the allergic problems that can be caused by that cosmetic. After the allergic problem becomes apparent, people should avoid using that cosmetic.
Many cosmetics clog skin pores more than others. Liquid or creamy products usually clog the pores most of all. It is difficult to fully wash all cosmetic when it gets into the pores. Then it together with the dirt and dust causes black heads and acnes. Blackheads can be extracted from skin but it can be quite painful.
There is a wide range of natural and organic cosmetic products but still potential and dangerous chemicals are used in making these products. It is quite transparent that all ingredients of a product are not tested for long-term positive results. Only it is tested that there would be no immediate harmful effects of the cosmetic. Some chemicals are linked to cancer.