Large number of cosmetic skin-lightening products contaminated with mercury

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Naturalnews, By: L.J. Devon, 01/23/2014

There's a dangerous practice going around regarding the manufacture of skin-lightening, "beauty care" cosmetics. Many skin-lightening products, anti-aging lotions, and acne creams contain unprecedented levels of mercury. This mercury is rubbed directly into the skin, where it is readily absorbed into the body. Mercury levels are reportedly so high in some skin products around the world that the FDA has issued a public statement warning consumers not to use skin creams, beauty products and lotions that might contain mercury.


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