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With reporting by Manon Verchot. It turns out beauty is more than skin deep: The average person Publicly rated facial moisturizers, lathers, rubs and sprays, 10 different skin care products on his or her body every day--and since our skin acts more like a sponge than a barrier, we absorb the nearly chemicals we regularly expose ourselves to.

Cosmetics companies and the FDA maintain that these chemicals are safe, and many of them are--in small doses at least.

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But consider that the average woman wears makeup every day, and you begin to understand Publicly rated facial moisturizers a little dab here a quick spray there begins to add up. The fact is, no one really knows how certain chemicals affect us over time, or how they react in our bodies in combination. Other chemicals have known dangers: Phthalates, for example, which are often found in artificial fragrances, are a class of hormone disruptor which can be linked to birth defects, sperm damage, infertility, and the feminization of baby boys, for instance.

Almost 90 percent of the 10, cosmetics and skin care ingredients known to the U. To be fair, no one's dropping dead after a using a mascara wand or a body wash, and manufacturers have an interest in creating products that don't harm their customers.

But complex chemicals with potential unknown side effects lead us to follow the Precautionary Principle. That is to say, if we'd prefer to err on the side of safety until we know. We're not the only ones who feel this way: More than 1, personal-product ingredients have been Publicly rated facial moisturizers for use in cosmetics in the European Union because of concerns that they may cause cancer, birth defects, or reproductive ills.

By contrast only 10 are banned here in the U.

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