Good Housekeeping has an alarming article citing the discovery of asbestos in a makeup line found at Justice, a well known kids’ clothing store.

“Fibers like this get into your breathing zone, and when you inhale, these fibers can get into the lung and go to the very bottom of the lung, and that is exactly where you have the greatest likelihood of asbestos to cause disease,” Fitzgerald said. “Children should not be allowed to breathe it. If a 10-year-old inhaled this fiber today, when he’s 50 years old, it’s still there.” According to the National Cancer Institute, it can take at least 20 years for malignant mesothelioma to form after asbestos exposure.

As if the asbestos findings aren’t scary enough, the lab also found the heavy metals barium, chromium, selenium and lead in Just Shine Shimmer Powder.

Did you know it takes only 26 seconds for our skin to absorb toxic chemicals into the blood stream? We must educate ourselves. Please take the time to read this article and better yet, take the time to read the ingredients in the products your family is using. And even then, if it isn’t tested and from a reputable company you still have reason to doubt.

Keep Me Safe Organics is certified toxic-free… in addition to the KMSO promise to only use safe ingredients, we test to make sure that what we say is being put into our product is what is really there.

 

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