Kissing Your Girl Friend May Harm You — Beware of Nano Cosmetic Products

dak By dak, 16th Sep 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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.Risk of neuro-degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’sand Parkinson’s is there when using Nano Cosmetic Products

With the industry that could be worth $1 trillion by 2015 and directly employ two million workers all safety tests has to be carried our before using nanotechnology in cosmetics

Nano cosmetics utilize extremely tiny (or nano) particles to penetrate the skin far more than traditional anti aging treatments are able to do.Personal care products like after-shave lotion. ace powder, lipstick,hair conditioner,foundation, face powder, lipstick, blush, sunscreen, anti-wrinkle cream, moisturizer,.deodorant, soap, toothpaste, shampoo and hair conditioner have nano particles dispersed in them.

Recent studies on mice shows that nano particles like titanium dioxide commonly used ingredients can move across the placenta and damage developing embryos of pregnant mice resulting in brain damage and reduced sperm production in male offspring. Test tube studies have shown that nanoparticles commonly used in cosmetics and sunscreens can damage DNA and cause serious cellular damage.Inhaled carbon nanotubes may cause the same type of cancer linked to asbestos: mesothelioma cancer that took 30 to 40 years to appear following exposure.

This nano particles can leach into body cells or the bloodstream and get lodged in tissues of the heart, lungs, brain, kidneys and other organs with possible genetic mutation as a long term effect..Risk of neuro-degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’sand Parkinson’s is there.With the industry that could be worth $1 trillion by 2015 and directly employ two million workers all safety tests has to be carried our before using nanotechnology in cosmetics.Till then it is better to use natural herbal products.

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Alzheimers, Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Nanotechnology, Parkinsons

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author avatar Retired
16th Sep 2010 (#)

Thanks God I don't have a girl friend.

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author avatar Anon
24th Jan 2011 (#)

LOL

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author avatar deepa venkitesh
4th Nov 2011 (#)

thank god, i dont use makup

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