10 Toxic Beauty Products That Were Once Popular

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8. Lead Laced Face Cream

source: moviestarmakeover.com

source: moviestarmakeover.com

In Roman Era lead laced face ointments were used to fix any and every complexion malady. The lead masks become the most sough after make up fixes. The cream consisted of animal fats and lead, which seemingly appear to clear the skin but after extended use it causes facial sores and lead poisoning as the skin absorbs the lead.

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