Toxic Chemicals in the Skin Care Products

There May Be Toxic Chemicals in the Skin Care Products You’re Using

When was the last time you checked the ingredients in your skin care products? Many people don’t realize that many of the skin care products that are available on the market contain one or more toxic ingredients. Something else that many folks don’t realize is that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t control what goes into our personal care products. According to their website, it states “the law does not require cosmetic products and ingredients, other than color additives, to have FDA approval before they go on the market.” Also on the website, the FDA states that cosmetics are classified as “articles intended to be rubbed, poured, sprinkled, or sprayed on, introduced into, or otherwise applied to the human body…for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance.”

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