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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipstick

Wax provides the structure to the solid lipstick. Lipsticks may be made from several waxes such as beeswax, ozokerite and candelilla wax. Because of its high melting point, Carnauba wax is a key ingredient in terms of strengthening the lipstick. Various oils and fats are used in lipsticks, such as ...

www.harpersbazaar.com/beauty/makeup/advice/a485/lipstick-ingredients-020410

Feb 8, 2010 ... Hidden Lipstick Ingredients. Methylparaben is a preservative used in many beauty products ... at least in the U.S. Use of these chemicals is restricted in the European Union because they've been linked to cancer, may disrupt the endocrine system, or be toxic in other ways. The Cosmetics Database labels ...

articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/11/23/lipstick-ingredients.aspx

Nov 23, 2016 ... Lipstick carries a big punch in a woman's cosmetic arsenal, the history of which can be traced back to ancient civilizations. Lip color was popular among the Egyptians, Babylonians and Greeks. Later, during the mid-1500s, Queen Elizabeth I and her court used red mercuric sulfide to add color to their lips ...

www.madehow.com/Volume-1/Lipstick.html

The primary ingredients found in lipstick are wax, oil, alcohol, and pigment. The wax used usually involves some combination of three types—beeswax, candelilla wax, or the more expensive camauba. Wax enables the mixture to be formed into the easily recognized shape of the cosmetic. Oils such as mineral, caster, ...

health.howstuffworks.com/skin-care/beauty/skin-and-makeup/lipstick2.htm

A single lipstick can contain dozens of separate ingredients, and the exact blends are usually a closely guarded secret. They typically fall into a few categories: waxes, oils and fats, emollients, and pigments. The different types of waxes used in lipstick include beeswax, paraffin and carnauba wax. Wax stabilizes the stick and ...

makeup.lovetoknow.com/Lipstick_Ingredients

At the root of lipstick recipes is the base. To create lipstick from scratch you will need a base. You can either make your own or purchase ready-made bases in lipstick making kits. The bases are basically yellowish paste, which can be used in recipes for lipsticks, lip balms and lip gloss. Some ingredients used in standard  ...

www.lipstickhistory.com/making-lipstick/lipstick-ingredients

Over the last thousand years, lipstick manufacturing techniques advanced tenfold over the simple and ineffective recipes that were used in medieval Europe, ancient civilizations and prehistoric times. Even though lipstick was one (if not THE one) of the first cosmetic products to be used by humankind, it received substantial ...

www.totalbeauty.com/content/gallery/gross-ingredients-in-beauty-products

You won't believe the icky ingredients used in your beauty products. ... 13 Gross Ingredients Hidden in Your Beauty Products. Lipstick that contains bug juice, soap made of human breast milk ... see what you've been slathering on your face and body. by Molly Roemer ...

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Sep 14, 2012 ... Reading labels on your cosmetics and lotions seems to require an advanced degree, so we've deciphered some of those ingredients for you. ... Cochineal dye has been used for centuries, and it is very safe for most people, so it is commonly used in lipstick, ice cream, candy, yogurt, and eye shadow. In fact ...