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Fairness creams can contain mercury; lipsticks, high levels of nickel and the heavy metal, chromium.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Here’s how to read the labels on your beauty products

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 11:14 AM IST
Are the labels good for you? Good for the earth? Or just good for business?
Masaba Gupta at the launch of her Nykaa beauty collaboration.(Photo: Mint)
Masaba Gupta at the launch of her Nykaa beauty collaboration.(Photo: Mint)

Opinion | Why top retailers are betting big on private labels

By Shuchi Bansal
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2019 11:50 PM IST
Affordability is a big trend now and consumers are open to trials where purchase size is smaller
Food items will have to colour the nutrient label red in case the energy from added sugar is over 10% of the total energy provided by 100 gm or 100 ml of the product and the energy from trans fat is more than 1%.(HTfile)
Food items will have to colour the nutrient label red in case the energy from added sugar is over 10% of the total energy provided by 100 gm or 100 ml of the product and the energy from trans fat is more than 1%.(HTfile)

FSSAI mandates colour-coded labels on items

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2019 05:54 AM IST
The draft will be available in the public domain for comments for a month, after which it will be finalised.
Kanica Maheshwari is best known for her role of Meenakshi Raathi in the show Diya Aur Baati Hum.
Kanica Maheshwari is best known for her role of Meenakshi Raathi in the show Diya Aur Baati Hum.

Post-natal weight gain gave Kanica Maheshwari the ‘misfit’ label in the industry

Hindustan Times | By Yashika Mathur, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 05:43 PM IST
Actor Kanica Maheshwari talks about the hurdles which came her way after she became a mother.
Bipasha Basu’s last film was Alone in 2015.
Bipasha Basu’s last film was Alone in 2015.

Bipasha Basu isn’t a big fan of tags like comeback, labels and item numbers

Hindustan Times | By Samarth Goyal
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 05:57 PM IST
Actor Bipasha Basu says she is not out of the industry, hence there’s no way she will make a comeback; slams people for terming films women-centric and devaluing dance numbers.
Look at the labels so you can make healthy decisions while grocery shopping(Shutterstock)
Look at the labels so you can make healthy decisions while grocery shopping(Shutterstock)

What’s in a label?

Hindustan Times | By Shikha Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 10:43 PM IST
Here’s what the terms on the tags of your favourite foods mean
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