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​Toxic trade: Rat droppings & urine contained in dangerous fake cosmetics sold online

May 18, 2015 13:51

(Reuters / Fredy Builes)

The rapid growth in counterfeit cosmetic trading online is putting people’s lives at risk, police warn, as new laboratory tests confirm the artificial products contain rat droppings, human urine and arsenic.

The shocking tests reveal artificial cosmetics such as mascara, eyeliner, lip gloss and foundation contain toxic levels of chemicals and other harmful substances such as mercury and lead.

Continue reading at: http://rt.com/uk/259613-fake-cosmetic-human-urine/



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Thanks for posting.
I buy make-up online, oh yes I do.
I'm hoping by buying from reputable sites (sephora, ulta, e.l.f., etc) that I'm not open to the products with rat droppings and more.
My stomach just lurched thinking about it.

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And people wonder why Amazon locked down the cosmetics and grocery categories.

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Reading this made me happy I sweat too much to wear make up, but I'm thinking NAPA, my wiper motors and other auto stores don't really care if I'm purty, they look for the dirt under your nails to determine if you know what you're asking for   LMAO

  

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