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Heavy Makeup Is Bad For You- Dermatologist

Makeup products have become the most wanted accessories in  almost every woman’s wardrobe. A dermatologist has however  advised against the application of too many of these products on the skin has it is the root to many skin problems. Mrs Ayopo Adeyem a dermatologist told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that…”
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April 10, 2017 2:53 pm

Makeup products have become the most wanted accessories in  almost every woman’s wardrobe. A dermatologist has however  advised against the application of too many of these products on the skin has it is the root to many skin problems.

Mrs Ayopo Adeyem a dermatologist told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that the use of heavy makeup could lead to skin irritation, allergies and even skin cancer.

She said that excessive makeup was usually used by women to cover skin problems like pimples, allergies, patches, scars, dark circles, boils and wrinkles.

The expert, however, warned that this could aggravate the problems if care is not taken.

Adeyemi added that the harmful effects of makeup were not limited to skin related issues, but also varieties of other health challenges.

“Lipsticks, Kajal sticks and eye-shadows, for example, are known to contain lead, carcinogen and neurotoxin that can affect the nervous system adversely, leading to high blood-pressure, allergies, behavioural abnormalities and even decreased rates of fertility.”

She explained that some chemical preservatives used in many cosmetics were hazardous.

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