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Review of Chemical toxicity in Cosmetic products w.s.r. Dushi Visha
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Cosmetic product, Chemical toxicity, Dushi Visha

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Karanje, S. (2019). Review of Chemical toxicity in Cosmetic products w.s.r. Dushi Visha. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 7(07). Retrieved from http://www.ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/465

Abstract

 The concept of beauty and cosmetic is as old as mankind and civilization. Cosmetic product for females like sun scream, lipsticks, facial cream, nail paints, deodorants and sindoor are very popular in the market. They are generally the combination of various chemical compounds and some of them are derived from natural sources and others from synthetic method. In females regular external application of cosmetic products to improve beauty and appearance of a person which increases the self confidence. Most of the cosmetic products contains hazardous chemicals like talcum, parabens, coal, tar dye, phthalates, fragrance, tri ethanolamine and use of some heavy metals e.g. lead, mercury etc. Peoples are not aware of adverse effect of regular use of cosmetic products it accumulates in the body can cause contact dermatitis, skin disorders, allergies, hair loss and effect on nails etc. In Ayurveda cosmetic toxicity is compare to cumulative type of toxicity, so the cumulative type of toxicity is similar to Dushi Visha describes in Ayurveda.

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