...And Everything Else
Although new chemicals are all tested, there is no way to know their long-term effects until they have been around for the long term. That is why news stories keep coming out about harmful ingredients in everyday products. The latest culprit: phthalates. According to Environmental Health Perspectives, phthalates, which are found in nearly every type of cosmetic from lipstick to nail polish, can lead to an increased risk of diabetes. Some cosmetics are labeled so cautious consumers can avoid this risk, but not always.