Student names: Bharthi kumari,Shilpa shree .

College name : CMR Nation PU college

Sample name: Lipstick

Sample viewed at: CMR National PU college.

Sample viewed on : 11/06/2019

Sample collected at : home

Description: It was very fascinating to see lipstick under the foldscope.

Many lipstick contains lead, which is extremely harmful and causes irreversible health damage. They cause allergy, irritation and chapping on the lips and the surrounding skin . Certain harmful chemicals and heavy metals can also cause cancer. The selection of pigments used for lipstick plays an important role in the final appearance. Many pigments used in lipstick all particles including the effective pigments that add silk or pearlescent attributes .

According to the research

  1. Heavy metals cause renal failure. Lipstick contain cadmium,magnesium and chromium. All these metals can cause dangerous diseases and organ damage . Extremely high amount of cadmium can increase the risk of renal failure. Frequent application of lipstick can cause severe stomach tumors.
  2. Lead us harmful to the nervous system. Lead is a common constituent of lipstick. Lead is a neurotoxin that has a harmful effect on the nervous system. It can cause brain damage, hormonal imbalance, and infertility,etc.
  3. Petrochemicals may effect the growth and preservatives used in lipstick cause cancer. Many lipstick have petrochemicals as a common ingredients , which have harmful side effects. Petrochemicals are the by product of crude oils and natural gas. It can cause endocrine disruption that works as an obstacle for growth , development, reproduction and intelligence . The preservatives used in the lipstick ate formaldehyde and parabens that are known as carcinogens. Lipstick that utilise these preservatives cause irritation of the eyes, coughing, wheezing an irritation on skin. The minerals oils used in lipstick block the skin pores and are responsible for many permanent harmful effects.

Leave a Reply