Shocking investigation finds asbestos lurking in teen makeup

There has been a shocking investigation that has found asbestos lurking in teenage makeup. A girls clothing store has recently stopped selling one item because it was found to have asbestos in it. The blush could negatively effect the girls as they age. People could die in their 30’s or 40’s if they keep using this product.

Key Takeaways:

  • Avoid Avobenzone, Triclosan, Phthalates, Parabens, and Synthetic colors in makeup products.
  • Just Shine Shimmer Powder from the store Justice contains dangerous levels of asbestos.
  • Fitzgerald noted that talc (a common mineral used in various make-up products) can become contaminated with asbestos during the extraction and refining process.

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