Makeup is used as a beauty aid to help build up the self esteem and confidence of an individual. The uses of cosmetics has increased as many people want to stay young and attractive. Cosmetics are readily available today in the form of creams, lipstick, perfumes, eye shadows, nail polishes, hair sprays etc. This article is base on the effect of makeup on both young and old.
More than ever before, both young and old are wearing makeup. In one research an online makeup retailer found that young girls are starting to use makeup regularly as early as the age of 11.That starting age has dropped several years since the 90s, and professionals are worry about the trend.
The following are what and how makeup can affect your skin.
In a normal life activities, makeup on the market actually have harmful chemicals in them. Researchers have shown that, these chemicals post various health issues due to the known or suspected effects on people’s hormones.
In young teenagers whose hormones are just coming up, these chemicals can offset the body’s balance and could lead to detrimental effects like infertility and even skin cancer. Apart from cancer, research has shown that, it can lead to face decade.
Makeup protect your skin of natural oils which accentuates pores and causes dryness. This will produce a build up of dead skin on the surface of your face, which can reduces your skin ability to absorb the nutrients found in moisturizer.
In addition to that, the use of makeup often can lead to eye infections, cold sores, common sicknesses, staph infections, and even herpes.
Teenagers usually have little idea about how their friends used their makeup, sharing makeup can worsen acne due to bacteria, that is already another problem for thousands of teens.
Outside that, makeup itself can breed bacteria over time, causing damage even without makeup-sharing. Makeup provides a fertile breeding ground for bacteria, especially the liquids ones like foundation, mascara, and lip gloss. The users then add their own bacteria from their hands and faces, and the makeup turns into a dangerous culprit.
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