Cosmetics and personal care products are a part of nearly everyone's daily routine, from the newborn's baby powder to grandpa's after-shave lotion. On average, Canadians use around seven different cosmetic products per day.
Learning about these products and how to avoid potential hazards is an important part of the safe use of cosmetics.
Did you know?
Using tampons may increase your risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome.
Always read and follow product directions carefully.
If you believe you have had a side effect to a cosmetic product, stop using it right away. See your doctor if the reaction does not go away.
Check your product labels carefully for safety information, including hazard symbols.
Learn about the possible side effects of injectable cosmetic treatments before you decide.
Know how to use condoms properly to minimize your risks.
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