Recently many fake or unauthorized products have been selling very well in this industry, thanks to their lower prices and unrealistic guarantees. Cosmetics and skincare should not be harmful to our skins. Nasty chemicals like mercury, hydroquinone and tretinoin which are very harmful when in contact with the human skin.
Mercury is so potent that when in contact with human skin and absorbed into the body, it can cause rashes, memory loss, and muscle weakness. Unborn babies can also be affected if the pregnant mother in contact with mercury. Hydroquinone is quite the common chemical used in whitening products. Unfortunately, it is very strong and any unsupervised usage of products with this chemical can result in the skin becoming DARKER and also an increased in risk of skin cancer. Tretinoin on the other hand is a medication for treating acne, but over-usage of this product can lead to redness, blisters, peeling, and even scarring of the skin.
Regardless of how cheap these products are, are our heaths really worth risking just to saving some money? In the end, it is best you invest your money in better and certified products. Or else, you might just end up in the hospital bed.
Now you know the effects of use nasty chemicals and should always be avoided. A good rule of thumb is that if you can’t pronounce it and it has a number or a dash in it, it’s best to avoid it! Now you do not have to fret over which products to buy when you are choosing your beauty product. A skin free of chemicals is a healthy and happy skin!