28 Oct '14, 1pm

Is lead in lipstick dangerous? The Beauty Brains Show episode 54 #Uncategorized

Fact 1. How much of that lead gets into your blood? The lead in lipstick is tied up in the color pigments and it takes a very strong chemical reaction (using hydrofluoric acid) to release the lead so it can be absorbed into your blood. So, in reality, a large portion of the lead you swallow doesn’t get into your blood at all, it passes right through your body. (One reference says your body only absorbs about 10% of the lead you swallow) But, once again, let’s assume the worst case and figure that 100% of the lead you swallow stays in your body. So that means your daily lipstick use will add 0.3 micrograms of lead to your blood. (Hepp, N.M.., “Determination of Total Lead in 400 Lipsticks on the U.S. Market Using a Validated Microwave-Assisted Digestion, Inductively Coupled Plasma–Mass Spectrometric Method,” Journal of Cosmetic Science, accepted for publication in May/June, ...

Full article: http://thebeautybrains.com/2014/10/28/is-lead-in-lipstick...

Tweets

What are peptides in cosmetics? The Beauty Brai...

thebeautybrains.com 04 Nov '14, 1pm

Amino acids can be linked together because the amine group of one amino acid can connect to the acid group of another. Two...

Classic Singapore plays: Why Beauty World is a landmark musical

Classic Singapore plays: Why Beauty World is a ...

straitstimes.com 28 Oct '14, 1am

Playwright: Michael Chiang, with lyrics and music by Dick Lee What it is about: Ivy Chan, a small-town girl from Malaysia,...

Richard Berberian (N.H.) Takes 36-Hole Lead at #PGAAssistantChamp:

Richard Berberian (N.H.) Takes 36-Hole Lead at ...

pga.com 31 Oct '14, 11pm

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Richard Berberian Jr. of Derry, New Hampshire, shot a second consecutive round in the 60s at PGA Go...