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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mascara

Mascara is a cosmetic commonly used to enhance the eyelashes. It may darken, thicken, lengthen, and/or define the eyelashes. Normally in one of three forms— liquid, cake, or cream—the modern mascara product has various formulas; however, most contain the same basic components of pigments, oils, waxes, and  ...

www.snopes.com/business/secret/mascara.asp

The Personal Care Products Council (formerly the Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association) labels the rumor about bat guano in mascara as false: “ The color additive guanine is approved by the FDA and listed in the Code of Federal Regulations,” said that organization's Irene Malbin. “By law, guanine must be derived ...

www.oddee.com/item_98322.aspx

Sep 14, 2012 ... According to Snopes, the confusion arose because mascara does contain something called Guanine, which many people confused with guano. Guanine is a crystalline material that produces a shimmering or light-diffusing coloring ingredient in products like mascara and nail polish. It is made not from bat ...

www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/common-cosmetic-ingredients-derived-from-animal-products

Feb 24, 2015 ... 2. Guanine. This one is often confused with bat guano, or bat poop. In fact, it's a crystalline material that's shimmering or light-diffusing and found in crushed fish scales. It's in most mascaras, nail polishes and lipsticks. Bat poop or fish scales, does it really matter which it is now?

www.skincarearticles.com/bat-guano-mascara-myths-and-facts

Here are some common myths and facts surrounding bat dung and your mascara : Myth: Bat Guano is used in mascara manufacture. Fact: No, it isn't. Everyone knows the bacterial risks associated with feces, there is no government agency on the planet that would allow droppings in your cosmetics. Myth: Animal products ...

www.viralnova.com/gross-stuff-in-makeup

Jan 31, 2015 ... Learn what gross ingredients are used in the cosmetics you put on your face and slather on your body every day. ... Although ambergris has a soft texture, and smells like fishy poop when it's first produced, after years of floating around in the ocean, and eventually washing up on the shore, it develops into a ...

www.cracked.com/article_18671_the-6-most-horrifying-ingredients-in-everyday-cosmetics.html

Aug 10, 2010 ... Squalene aka Shark Liver Oil. You Might Have it in Your... Moisturizers, sunscreen, eye make-up, lipstick and bath oils. Right off the bat, squalene has the gross-sounding name of something slimy collected out of some creature's guts. Specifically, squalene is the gooey oil squeezed from the liver of a shark.

www.reference.com/beauty-fashion/mascara-made-out-bat-guano-b01d20e61a5303e3

Mascara is not made of bat guano, although that is a very popular false belief that is an urban legend of sorts. The FDA regulates cosmetics and no feces of any kind can be used in cosmetics. There...

www.makeyourownlipstick.com/history-of-lipsticks.html

It was not okay to apply lipstick at dinner. Did you know that according to a 1996 survey by Shiseido cosmetics; 87% of American women admit to having left traces of lipstick in unwanted places. The average woman uses 4 – 9 lb. of lipsticks in a lifetime. Guano (bat droppings) is used in some cosmetics such as mascara.