A great article on the hidden costs of buying FAKE cosmetic products on sites like Amazon…
‘’ The rise in counterfeit cosmetic goods is dangerous for consumers’ health — and their wallets.’’
‘’ The FBI has found some counterfeit products to carry carcinogens like arsenic, beryllium, and cadmium, all of which can cause serious internal and external damage. Some counterfeits seized by law enforcement have also tested positive for high levels of bacteria and human waste. More invasive cosmetic treatments, like the ultra-dangerous fake “DIY” facial fillers, have led to consumers injecting themselves with silicone that hasn’t been designed for human use, which must be surgically removed.’’ 😨
“Several worrisome and even dangerous reactions are possible,” says Dr. Robert Anolik, a New York-based cosmetic dermatologist. “The reactions could be pink, scaly, itchy, painful, blistered, swollen and even disfiguring.”
How to spot counterfeit products? Read link below!