Lipsticks: Do girls wear lipsticks? Be careful, this should not happen to you!

A Earlier people thought that girls’ lips should be red. But now they have got colors too. A lipstick that gives a beautiful color to the lips is a huge favorite of girls. They make the lips look beautiful by adding shimmering, moisturizing and dazzling colors. You can’t go out without wearing lipstick. As many shades are there in the color of the nails, there are all kinds of shades in the lipstick. However, doctors warn that there is a risk of cancer due to these lipsticks.

According to many studies, it has been revealed that lipstick contains a mixture of dangerous petroleum-based chemicals, which may cause health problems. It is warned that lipsticks can cause serious problems such as coughing, eye irritation and breathing problems. The chemicals in it are reaching the stomach through the mouth every time the lips are wet. Lips are the most sensitive part of the body after the skin. Lacking hair and sweat glands, they have no natural protection. That’s why they dry out quickly and are prone to allergies.

What are the ingredients used in lipstick?

Lead is a harmful chemical that causes high blood pressure and heart problems. Apart from this, see what else is in lipstick.


Methylparaben is a chemical commonly used in many foods, medicines, and beauty products. It serves to protect the product from fungal attacks. It is rapidly absorbed into the skin but is not stored in the body. Many studies have shown that this chemical is carcinogenic. Methylparaben is a banned substance in European countries. But the cosmetics database says methylparaben is a low risk.


It helps keep lipstick moist and greasy. But experts say that it disrupts the functioning of the endocrine glands and also causes severe allergies. According to data base of cosmetic products.. it is mentioned as a high risk product.  

Retinyl Palmitate

This is a synthetic preservative added as an antioxidant. Harmful to pregnant women. The cosmetic list describes it as a moderate risk. There is also evidence that it increases the risk of certain types of cancer. When retinyl is exposed to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, they produce toxic radicals. Experts say that there is a risk of cancer.


Lipsticks available in the market are made with synthetic fake colors made from aluminum and petroleum products. These are harmful to the body. It can also cause cancer, skin problems, and organ failure. Some prefer to use natural, organic lipstick products. Many people use ingredients like beet root or cocoa for color.  

Important Tips

☀ It is better not to use dark shades of lipsticks

☀ Apply ghee or petroleum jelly on lips before applying lipstick. . It reduces side effects

☀ Use branded lipsticks

☀ Scrub lips with sugar or honey to remove pigmentation caused by lipstick


Strong> Information collected from various studies, researches and health journals is provided here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country”, ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.

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