Beauty products contain varying degrees of synthetic and chemical ingredients that, through their manufacture or disposal, can end up as pollutantsin our environment. Reports at the US National Library of Medicine highlight the presence of potential reproductive or developmental toxicants, particularly phthalates, in cosmetics and personal care products.
Mineral oils, moisturisers, baby oils, tanning oils and lip products are are by-products of the highly polluting oil-refining process. As most beauty products are packaged to attract consumers, that means there will be you sometimes get unnecessary layesr of wasteful packaging and materials.
Green products should meet green standards at every stage, from growth, through manufacturing, the energy used for processing, right down to how the productsare stored and packaged.
For lip balm, for instance, swithc to products that combine bees wax with plants oil and nut butter. Shea butter, cocoa Butter and coconut oil all coat the skin and seal in moisture as well as petrolatum, while sunflower oils smooth out balms testure and leave lips slightly glossy.
All of this pollutants can cause harm to our environment. So next time make sure you investigate the products before you buy. Together we save the environment by using non-pollutants product ^.^Source: The Star