10 Toxic Beauty Products That Were Once Popular

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6. Lead Based Eye Paint

source: favim.com

source: favim.com

In ancient Egypt, both genders were obsessed with melodramatic accented eyes. This incredibly gorgeous was obtained by tracing a thick line of lead based eye liner around the entire orbit of the eye. Since lead is a neuro-toxin, over time it would cause neurological damage, sometimes even causing death as people flocked towards it and using it even if it cost them their life.

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