“Mum, I want makeup for Christmas!”
If your child has been asking you for a makeup set, which got you Googling for kid-friendly makeup, you might want to consider a few things with regards to safety.
Recently there’s been a lot of buzz about asbestos turning up in children’s makeup. This was covered extensively just two years ago by The Guardian and Insider, investigations which prompted the FDA in the US to confirm that asbestos were indeed found in children’s makeup from household brands.
While those brands in question are not commonly found here in Singapore, it still raises important considerations about how safe makeup (and its ingredients are for children), in particular talc, which can contain asbestos. Here we look more into the topic and also highlight four brands which are safer for your little ones.