What are harmful chemicals found in makeup?



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    Parabens are harmful chemicals found in some brands of makeup, and may contribute to the risk of cancer, birth defects and reproductive impairments. Some common parabens include methylparaben (E number E218), ethylparaben (E214), propylparaben (E216) and butylparaben.

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    there is a controversial class of chemicals in cosmetics that may be absorbed through the skin. These are the color additives, derived from petroleum, known as coal tars. Coal tar colors (they are also found in foods, like M&Ms) are the single group of ingredients in cosmetics required to be tested for safety.

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