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Expert Advice: Health Risks Of Cosmetics

  By Mansi Kohli  posted Mar 4th 2012 at 8:00AM IN | Avg Rating
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While serious health complications associated with cosmetics are rare, mild reactions like affected skin texture are quite common. Many cosmetics contain fragrances, dyes, preservatives, herbal extracts and essential oils, which may potentially cause skin reactions. “Women are more susceptible to reactions and risks as their usage of cosmetics is much more than men,” says dermatologist Dr Meghna Gupta of Delhi Skin Centre. Today, Dr Gupta takes us through the top 7 health risks of cosmetics and certain skin manifestations commonly seen. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images


 

 

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