A women's best friend is also their greatest enemy

Essay by vn006778Junior High, 8th gradeA, May 2014

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S uppose every women strives to be the unknown beauty pageant. For the first time at the age of 12 teenagers might be thrilled to apply the lipstick, or

experimenting some foundation to cover up those blemishes, imperfect spots or unattractive flaws. Cosmetic products can be a women's best friend, however if used without correct knowledge they can be a women's worst enemy. Around our world today, the average population of women uses 12 different types of make-up products a day, containing up to 175 varieties of ingredients, according to the research of the U.S.A organization Skin Deep. Cosmetic sellers are always screaming that their product are the best, but are they really? Unaware of the danger ahead, women are willing to put their skin to the test. ! Make-up Ingredients causes severe skin damage Like natural human behaviour, we are tired and lazy after a long day of work. This is same for women, however because of this reason, they tend to forget to wipe off their make-up. Falling asleep with make-up on could lead to bacteria infections caused by acne and residue that stay on pillow leading to sickness. "I would say that at least 50% women think they have sensitive skin" says dermatologist DR David Bank. "They have a hard time finding products that unit cause a reaction." DR David added. According to DR David Bank's word there are two categories of cosmetic reaction: allergic reaction and irritant. Signs of dermatitis begins with patches of itch, scaly skin, red rashes, swelling or develop into blisters that ooze because of scratching. Common sites on the face that gets affected are the lips, eye, ears and neck, however cosmetic allergies can appear anywhere else on the body. Strong irritants such as perfume could cause the reaction within minutes...