Discount Cosmetics Products Making The Safe-buy

Looking for discount cosmetics products Sydney isnt bad provided you make decisions wisely. Discounts are killer deals and it is hard to resist them but if you are not wary about your purchase you may end up buying things you may never want to use. Whether you are buying the cosmetic products at full price or discount price make sure you only shop for high quality, safe products.

So how do you deem a cosmetic product safe? Irrespective of its sale price the products are packaged beautifully and so at first look you can never differentiate between the good, the bad and the ugly (cheap). Your best bet is the ingredients list but here too, if you are not well informed you can be easily deceived. An ingredient best avoided in the discount cosmetics products Melbourne is Phthalates. This plasticizing chemical is known to interfere in the normal working of our endocrine glands (those that produce hormones) and our reproductive system. Two types of phthalates that normally finds its way into our cosmetic products are diethylhexyl and dibutyl, both banned in EU. But you may still find them in nail colours and hair sprays listed as fragrance. Pubescent young adults, pregnant women and babies should steer clear of using such products.

Another product you may want to avoid is the Parabens group of compounds. Since it is still under research for its role in causing breast cancer, these products have not been legally or otherwise banned or prohibited. Parabens are believed to have anti-microbial effect and is used often as a preservative. The pharmaceutical, cosmetic products and food industry are its major consumers. Mostly found in underarm deodorants and the like, when used on our skin directly the Parabens are absorbed and assimilated into the blood stream. Researchers have found considerable concentrations of six compounds of Parabens in 20 breast tumour patients, needing further research to establish a direct link between Parabens and cancer. Some of the commonly found compounds are ethylparaben, butylparaben, methylparaben and propylparaben. Many reputed cosmetic products companies have already started manufacturing Paraben-free products. So you can try to search for these to make the safe-buy.

When shopping for discount cosmetics products Sydney Melbourne Brisbane you must look for it the way you would shop for groceries and food items. Quite similar to food, these products are also in immediate contact of our body and can be absorbed into the body through the skin and nose.