Top 10 Hidden Secrets the Beauty Industry Does NOT Want You to Know

Today we live in a materialistic world with beauty being defined as a certain characteristic of a person, animal, place, object or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction. But what this world doesn’t knows is that beauty is not always about our outside looks, it’s all about our inside personality also.

It’s this glamour that has snatched the true meaning of beauty from our minds, “Simplicity”.

People today especially women get blown away by the makeup advertisements. As makeup nowadays is said to be empowering and beauty brands that leave no stones unturned in marketing their products in this process they leave out some very important information from the consumers believe me or not but if we knew the truths that these types of industries are hiding from us, we would look at the cosmetics products differently.

1. Mica, one of the most important mineral which is used to add sparkle in cosmetics involves thousands of children working in mines.

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2. It is more quantities of lead in the lipsticks of darker shade.

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3. Formaldehyde which is an agent with the capacity to cause ca-cer in humans is used in several cleansers, moisturisers and other beauty products

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4. Some lipsticks also contain fish scales as it possess glowing pearl like quality.

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5. Methods are deployed to extract mucus from captive snails for use in moisturisers.

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6. There are such creams and face masks that use placental extracts and animals are slaughtered for their uterus.

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7. Female cochineal bugs are dried in the sun and smashed to extract Carmine used in your lipsticks.

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8. Chemicals used in nail polishes can be harmful.

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9. compacts as they could be fixed by pressing it together back in tin using the spoon and by adding a bit of rubbing alc-ol to smoothen the powder.

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10. All collagen boosting creams and serums cannot really increase collagen in your skin.

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All I want to say is that every person is beautiful no matter how they look what matters how they feel about themselves. Then also from next time before buying any makeup products have a look at its ingredients and buy only vegan.


Grace I guess it varies with people, because my grandma loved anything dairy, and she had amazing skin.

at 80 she looked no older than her mid 60s

Kathy This makes me feel a lot more sympathy than I used to for the girls in my grade who put on a full face of makeup every single day. I still feel scorn towards them, but not as much.

Lica tbh I know not everyone can be beautiful but that doesn’t stop me from loving my average self there’s so much more to me that my face/body

Katie WilliamsI have major sensitive skin and every time I try something that claims to be good for sensitive skin even if it states no fragrance, hypoallergenic, etc I will still react horribly to it. I wish these stupid companies will take these words seriously especially for consumers like me! I do not want to buy a product that I assume is safe for my sensitive skin but end up with inflammation and hyper pigmented face It’s very difficult for me to find the right lotion or cream! I’m quite fed up with so-called products that claim to be gentle even on the most sensitive skin.

Katelyn In europe they are tested and way more save then you say here.

Europa have strict rules.

Jami I get a value from nice packaging. I like how it looks on my vanity or in my shower. Sometimes I move a cheaper product in to a nicer container.

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