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The Pros And The Cons From The Use Of Nanoparticles In Cosmetics

Nanoparticles

The Pros And The Cons From The Use Of Nanoparticles In Cosmetics

When nanotechnology entered the world of cosmetics, we all hailed it. It promised to bring improved performance, and aesthetically more pleasing results (read: smoother skin surface and glowing complexion). Cosmetics giants rushed to incorporate nanomaterials into their production processes and today there are hardly any cosmetic manufacturer that do not offer nano-enhanced products.  The research on nanotechnology that followed, though, found that nanoparticles were damaging the environment by destroying useful microorganisms. This raised the question of the safety of nanoparticles for the human health. Ever since then, eminent scientific bodies in Europe and the US have been warning the manufacturers that...

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