Cans, bottles, tubes - all this is in abundance today on store shelves. There is no such label where it is not written - cosmetics based on natural ingredients. At the very beginning of the text about the composition it is written: water - water. Who can argue about her naturalness? Few people read further: numbers and words in the Latin alphabet are not clear to the average buyer. Here is a shampoo, in Novosibirsk it is sold in many stores. On one label it is written in large print: does not contain sodium, toxin. On the other it is indicated in the composition - it is.
- Carcinogens are prohibited in cosmetics. You immediately need to hand over this cosmetics to Rospotrebnadzor, to a chemical laboratory for analysis. And with this result, apply to Rospotrebnadzor with a complaint so that this cosmetic line is removed from production, '' explained the marketer Irina Lanina.
Irina Lanina has been fighting unscrupulous manufacturers for several years. He conducts seminars and explains to people why poisons in cosmetics are dangerous. Dioxane contributes to the development of cancer of the nasal septum, acetamide destroys skin cells. The list of banned carcinogens today consists of almost 800 compounds. In Europe and the USA, before cosmetics hit the shelves of stores, they will be tested against two international certificates "Ecosert" and "Natru". These are dozens of laboratory tests. They are optional in Russia.
- First of all, we can advise you to buy cosmetics in large hypermarkets, which have all the necessary certificates. There are also testers to check the quality on the skin. I do not advise buying cosmetics in subway passages and on Chinese sites. It is not known what is inside, - says makeup artist Olga Semina.
UTS journalists have prepared a letter to the regional Rospotrebnadzor with a request to conduct laboratory tests of cosmetics of several well-known brands at once. We are waiting for a response from the department. To be continued.
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