Risk Factors From Exposure to Chemicals in Cosmetics

//Risk Factors From Exposure to Chemicals in Cosmetics

Risk Factors From Exposure to Chemicals in Cosmetics

“While the chemicals in cosmetics make us look, feel, and smell better, research strongly suggests that at certain exposure levels, some of these chemicals may contribute to the development of cancer in people….Still, many of these chemicals are considered hormone disruptors. Hormone disruptors can affect how estrogen and other hormones act in the body, by blocking them or mimicking them, which throws off the body’s hormonal balance. Because estrogen can make hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer develop and grow, many women choose to limit their exposure to these chemicals that can act like estrogen.”

Read the entire article here: http://www.breastcancer.org/risk/factors/cosmetics

 

 

By |2017-08-14T15:52:04+00:00March 29th, 2017|Articles|0 Comments

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