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17
Oct

Understanding the Causes of “Acne”

Understanding the Causes of Acne: The Basics It’s important to remember that the skin is an elimination system and that when it’s erupting, it’s pushing out impurities that would otherwise be swimming around your body, potentially wreaking havoc on you in other ways. I know it’s difficult to wake up and say, “Thank you, skin, for breaking out and pushing out

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10
Oct

وائٹننگ کریمیں کس طرح کام کرتی ہیں؟

14
Sep

How Do Skin Whiteners Work? & other questions….

How Do Skin Whiteners Work? Skin whitening creams contain ingredients that act to slow the production of melanin in the skin’s outer layer. Melanin is a brown pigment produced in the melanocytes in the skin. Melanin is the body’s natural protection against the harmful effects of UV rays, however, an over production of melanin (hyper-pigmentation) can cause uneven skin tones and other skin disorders. Skin bleaching agents act to reduce the action of the

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13
Sep

Banned cosmetics in Tanzania

List of Banned Cosmetics Products. “Cream” and “lotions” containing “Hydroquinone”   1. Mekako Cream 2. Rico Complexion Cream 3. Princess Cream 4. Butone Cream 5. Extra Clear Cream 6. Mic Cream 7. Viva Super Lemon Cream 8. Ultra-Skin Tone Cream 9. Fade – Out Cream 10. Palmer`s Skin Success (pack) Cream 11. Fair & white Active Lightening Cream 12. Fair

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12
Sep

Facial abuse of topical steroids and fairness creams

Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists. 2014; 24 (3) :204-211.   Address for correspondence Dr. Samia Salman, Senior Registrar, Department of Dermatology Nawaz Sharif Social Security Teaching Hospital Multan Road Lahore, Pakistan E mail: drsamiasalman@hotmail.com Original Article:                 Facial abuse of topical steroids and fairness creams a clinical study of 200 patients Samina Naz Chohan*, Majid Suhail*, Samia Salman*, Umair Mansoor

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12
Sep

Mercury in Skin Lightening Cosmetics

FACT SHEET:   Mercury in Skin Lightening Cosmetics Summary:  Women in many countries use cosmetic products that lighten their skin, in pursuit of “fair-skinned beauty.” 1 Some of the products may be harmless, but others contain potentially hazardous ingredients such as inorganic mercury compounds, hydroquinone, and steroids. These products are often applied to large areas of the skin, left on the

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15
Aug

Stability Testing of Cosmetics

The purpose of stability testing cosmetic products is to ensure that a new or modified product meets the intended physical, chemical and microbiological quality standards as well as functionality and aesthetics when stored under appropriate conditions. Because the development cycle of cosmetic products is relatively short each manufacturer should design their own stability testing program such that it is economically

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15
Aug

Banned in Uganda

http://www.monitor.co.ug/Magazines/Health—Living/Does-your-skin-cream-have-mercury-in-it-/-/689846/3153218/-/bul8lz/-/index.html Daily Monitor July 3. 2016 Many of the body lotions and creams sold openly in Uganda, contain dangerous chemicals, that can cause mental illness, cancer, and eventual death, writes Yonah Ahabwe Recently, the Bureau of Statistics (UNBS) banned the importation and selling of cosmetics that have hydroquinone and mercury in them. This was after research had proved that some

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