Friday, 30 March 2012

The Safest and the Most Dangerous Lipsticks!

The FDA found the highest levels in lipsticks made by Procter & Gamble (Cover Girl brand), L'Oreal (L'Oreal and Maybelline brands), and Revlon. The lipsticks containing the most lead

(measured in parts per million) are:
  1. Maybelline Color Sensational, Pink Petal (7.9 ppm)
  2. L'Oreal Colour Riche, Volcanic, (7.0 ppm)
  3. NARS Semi-Matte, Red Lizard (4.93 ppm)
  4. Cover Girl Queen Collection, Ruby Remix, (4.92 ppm)
  5. NARS Semi-Matte, Funny Face (4.89 ppm)
  6. L'Oreal Colour Riche, Tickled Pink (4.45 ppm)
  7. L'Oreal Intensely Moisturizing Lipcolor, Heroic (4.41 ppm)
  8. Cover Girl Continuous Color, Warm Brick (4.28 ppm)
  9. Maybelline Color Sensational, Mauve Me (4.23 ppm)
  10. Stargazer Lipstick, #103 (4.12 ppm)

 Safest Lead-free Lipsticks were found to be:
  1. Avon Ultra Color Rich Cherry Jubilee
  2. The Body Shop Lip Color Garnet
  3. Clinique Long Last Lipstick Merlot
  4. Dior Replenishing Lip Color Red Premiere
  5. Estee Lauder Maraschino
  6. MAC Matte Lipstick Viva Glam 1
  7. Revlon Superlustrous Love That Red
  8. Revlon Superlustrous Bed of Roses
  9. Revlon Colorstay Lipcolor Red Velvet
  10. Tarte Inside Out Vitamin Lipstick
  11. Wet n Wild Mega Colors Cherry Blossom

 And yet we all treat Avon and Wet n Wild like stepchildren.Sigh!!

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