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The Reddy sisters consider makeup as a ‘tool of confidence, culture and inclusivity’.

Jyotsna & Santhoshi are two sisters behind Twenty Beauty, India’s first make-up vending machine

UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Twenty Beauty is attempting to shift the trend back to physical purchase of beauty products. This is being done by introducing vending machines and selling merchandise cosmetics. No wonder beauty hoarders are going bonkers at the announcement!
Lipstick is that magic wand which has the power to transform any dull look.(Unsplash)
Lipstick is that magic wand which has the power to transform any dull look.(Unsplash)

Here’s how you can smudge proof your lips

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Gayathri Menon
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 04:45 PM IST
Troubled by smudge? We have these easy-to-follow solutions to avoid any hassles.
A study released by the Breast Cancer Prevention Partners found a host of unlisted chemicals in commonly used products, with most coming from the scents used to boost their allure.(Unsplash)
A study released by the Breast Cancer Prevention Partners found a host of unlisted chemicals in commonly used products, with most coming from the scents used to boost their allure.(Unsplash)

Scented products can put your life at risk, can contain chemicals that cause cancer

Bloomberg | By Lauren Coleman-Lochner, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 03:24 PM IST
Your favourite scented products may be bad for health, can contain chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, endocrine disruption and other health conditions.
Mouthwash contains triclosan which may cause harm by disrupting good bacteria.(Shutterstock)
Mouthwash contains triclosan which may cause harm by disrupting good bacteria.(Shutterstock)

This common chemical used in mouthwash and cosmetics can cause colon cancer

Bloomberg | By Faye Flam, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 04:36 PM IST
There is growing evidence that triclosan — one of the main antibacterial chemicals incorporated into soaps, cosmetics, mouthwash, and toothpaste — is unsafe. Here’s all you need to know.
Cosmetic companies are benefiting from a strong appetite for skincare products.(Shutterstock)
Cosmetic companies are benefiting from a strong appetite for skincare products.(Shutterstock)

Is your natural make-up free of forced labour?

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2018 11:22 AM IST
The key components of cosmetics include ingredients that could be fuelling modern-day slavery. Here’s what to look out for.
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Cosmetics body supports Maharashtra government’s plan to ban microbeads

Hindustan Times | By Badri Chatterjee
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 10:51 PM IST
The state environment department intends to ban the use of such microplastics
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