Cosmetics have become the need of the society, people spend monthly on these and the amount of variety is so high that cosmetics are available for different seasons and climates as well. The makers claim to have their own RnD and make one of the finest products for us. We all know that it is very difficult these days for someone to just make a product beneficial for its customer; he ought to make a huge profit of it. Quality is comprised most of the times and generally a common man is unable to raise a voice or submit complain on which action will be taken. Many times it happens that the ingredients are not true and that affects us. So there is an ugly side to this beauty products as well. I don’t mean to say that cosmetics don’t work, but harmful effects also come along with it.
The common notion among people is that they cannot look beautiful or handsome if they missed out in the cosmetic or ran out of it. This dependency can lead to too many troubles and is nothing less than an addiction for them.
From my personal experience I would like to add that there are people who can skip occasions or get together if their cosmetics are not with them or if they can’t do make up well with God’s grace everyone has been gifted with a good face and I can’t find myself a reason to be dependent on cosmetics. Believe me you can look better without them.
Headaches is very common issues after putting up make up for long period of time. Generally ladies feel dizziness, tired and nausea after prolonged exposure to high make up. Even men must have felt that during the long wait for performance in annual function with full makeup even if the performance was not so tiring but you would feel sleepy and dizzy, it’s the effect of makeup.
A lot of care is taken therefore while removing makeup. Absolutely nothing should be left behind. It has been founded that cosmetics contains certain ingredients which on exposure to humans directly in large amount of time they prefer light makeup to avoid headache.
Funky hairstyle is very popular and eye catching. Today’s youth and children find it very cool and thus a make move for them.
Use of shampoos, conditioners, hair colors, gels and serums may actually harm your tresses pretty badly. They look great when used and one may receive many complements for the style or even help you get a girl but these cosmetics keep on affecting the hair quality and quantity. There can be thinning of hair, redness in scalp, hair fall or even excessive dandruff. The use of hair sprays is even more dangerous with sources suggesting that long term usage of may result in scalp skin damage and permanent discoloration of hair color.
Danger to Reproductive Organs: Use of bubble baths or certain oils may affect your reproductive organs if in direct contact. They can even lead to infertility. It had been found that any cosmetic containing asbestos like talcum powder when in direct contact with organs can affect the menstrual cycle leading to othe imbalances. Shower gels and shower creams during bath may also prove to be harmful. We will definitely feel that they did the cleaning but once after getting inside they may affect severely. There can be vaginal infections or even danger or prostrate and ovarian cancer if the cosmetics are flawed or low on quality.
Yes one may start looking older than he/she actually is all the makeups and moisturizers actually do some damage to your skin and with prolonged use wrinkles and other signs of ageing may be visible. The cosmetics makers are so smart that they then release anti-ageing creams and lotions. This cosmetics right the signs of ageing. They are making money and it is us who have to suffer. Be careful while choosing your product and make sure if their reviews are correct and genuine because not all products in the market may be harmful.
With the benefits, cosmetics also bring danger of diseases like cancer and many other chronic ones. Lipstick contains Aluminum which may cause long term anemia and even glucose intolerance. Many products contains chemicals like Zinc Oxide, BHA, Barium Sulphate etc, are very harmful to the body and may result in many organ failures like that of Kidney and Liver.
Further if swallowed by mistake; generally the lip cares, lip balms and lipsticks go in with food and can lead to many respiratory diseases also. It has also been reported that cosmetics like body moisturizers can cause trouble to endocrine system as well and disturb the thyroid content of the body.
Nail paints, Nail polish, manicure and Pedicure all seem very hygienic but are actually very damaging to nails if done regularly or frequently. The quality of nails decreases and they become fragile. Keeping Long nails becomes thin; lose their natural color and start looking pale.
Eye shadow, mascara, kajal and other forms of eye makeup can harm the eyes of Girls who wear it very badly. Because the chemical present affects the lens material and can result in very damaging thinning of eye lashes and eye infections. Mascara can cause blindness as it contains pseudo monasaeruginosa which is a very harmful therapy bacteria. Resistant to heat and cold this bacteria is very difficult to remove from mascara and often pollutes it despite many precautionary measures.
There are different types of allergies possible with excessive use of cosmetics and at the time there is side effect even if the usage is limited. The allergies can be of skin, breathing, eating, hair etc. skin allergies may be allergy to certain kind of lotions or nose and nasal passage blockage due to intake of cosmetics by mistake or even deliberate. Eatin difficulties as it may result in glucose intolerance as mentioned earlier as well. Hair allergies are allergy to usage of shampoos or conditioners of tolerance of scalp to certain oil. So with the benefit of cosmetics comes a percel of never ending list of allergies you are at risk of. Be careful while choosing your products.
Skin diseases and reactions have been a common problem with issue of fairness creams sunscreen and sun blocks. There may be a permanent discolorations of skin severe damage to skin especially on the face may be very torturing. Every now and then a person from the crowd may pop up and ask what happened or would have loads of advice to give because his relative had the same problem. There can be more sever issues with the skin like Skin Cancer, presently skin cancer is not that easily treatable at most.