Is your makeup silently making you sick?

Heavy metals: Some makeup contains heavy metals like lead, which can accumulate in the body and cause health problems.

Phthalates:  These chemicals can disrupt hormones and have been linked to breast cancer.

Fragrances: Fragrances in makeup can irritate the skin and trigger allergies.

Formaldehyde:  A preservative that can cause skin irritation and may be linked to cancer.

Coal tar dyes:  These dyes can irritate the skin and eyes.

Expired makeup: Expired makeup can harbor bacteria that can cause skin infections

Parabens:  Preservatives that may disrupt hormones and have been linked to breast cancer. 

Sharing makeup: Sharing makeup can spread bacteria and viruses that can cause eye infections and cold sores.

Contaminated makeup: Makeup can become contaminated with bacteria during manufacturing or storage.

Dirty makeup applicators:  Dirty brushes and sponges can harbor bacteria that can cause skin infections