July 7, 2022

As I used to be bingeing “Domina,” a present about historic Rome, I seen the primary character utilized her eyeliner with a stick of charcoal. Marveling on the make-up’s simplicity, I puzzled what elements my very own magnificence routine used. I grabbed my eyeshadow palette and Googled till I discovered the reply: petrochemicals.

Oh, sure. The identical firms extracting oil from the earth and refining fossil fuels into gasoline additionally provide some key elements in our cherished cosmetics. The elements listed in tiny print on the again of my very own eye shadow palette included lots of the mostly discovered petrochemicals: petrolatum, mineral oil, fragrance or perfume, phthalates, amongst not less than a dozen others.