Cosmetic Products Case Study

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Thirdly, bad health also one of the negative impacts that is face by the women who are using cosmetic products. While the chemicals in cosmetics make them look, feel, and smell better, but in the same time, they [cosmetic products] may contribute to the development of certain disease at certain exposure level of these chemicals. Majority of cosmetic products contain a variety of harmful chemicals that are considered as hormone disruptors. Hormone disruptors can affect how estrogen and other hormones act in the body, by blocking them or mimicking them, which throws off the bodies hormonal balance that lead to certain disease. Some studied showed that many cosmetic products are linked with cancer as they contain combination of harmful chemical that promotes abnormal cell growth in women body. V.T (2014) remarked that the prolonged use of Hydroquinone which is substance in whitening cream may result to skin cancer. Meanwhile,…show more content…
The most important thing is to stop using whatever that can cause the reaction immediately. This may be enough to fix the problem. Derrer (2014) suggests some step that can be taken in order to avoid skin reactions due to consumption of beauty products. Firstly, the users must look for products with the fewest ingredients during choosing their cosmetic product. This will lower the chance of an allergic reaction. Second, they are advised to do a patch test before using any product. Patch test was done by putting a small amount of products on the inside of the elbow and waits 48 hours to 72 hours. If there is shown redness, swelling, itching, or burning, that means it is not safe to use that product. The last one is always apply fragrance to the clothes, not to the skin. This can help reduce the risk of reaction to the fragrance. It can also reduce the risk of the fragrance interacting with ingredients in other products and causing a skin

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