Most eyeshadows contain chemicals. Some contain over 20 chemicals! Sure, most are in minute traces and are relatively harmless – but – there are some to be wary of.
The most worrying is Polythylene terephthalate – (what a mouthful). Without being a scientist, it’s difficult to cut through the manufacturer’s hype and establish if you’re using a product that has sinister implications.
Wiki says “Polyethylene terephthalate (sometimes written poly(ethylene terephthalate)), commonly abbreviated PET, PETE, or the obsolete PETP or PET-P), is a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family and is used in synthetic fibers; beverage, food and other liquid containers; thermoforming applications; and engineering resins often in combination with glass fiber.
Depending on its processing and thermal history, polyethylene terephthalate may exist both as an amorphous (transparent) and as a semi-crystalline material…….”
And from what we’ve read about this, the possible side effects include….link to cancer, infertility and hormonal disruptions…not pleasant for us gals!
We’ll keep this issue on our radar and let you know what we find – meanwhile, if you have any light to throw on this subject, please let us know