Beauty, at What Price?

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applying cosmeticsEven tiny quantities of mercury can cause neurological damage to people. So why would you apply it to yourself?

Minnesota will become the first U.S. state to ban mercury from mascara, eye liners and skin-lightening creams when it’s new legislation comes into effect on January 1st.

Canadians can be exposed to mercury from many sources…it is toxic…and can build up in living things” (‘Mercury and Human Health‘; Health Canada).

Links:
2007/12/14 – Bemidji Pioneer: Mercury in mascara? New ban coming…

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