How is MICA & TALC bad in cosmetics (eyeshadows)?
Alright, this might be along answer, but I promise you, it will be worth it. Also remember, that brands like CoverGirl, Rimmel, Maybelline, N.Y.C., L’Oreal and Neutrogena products not only contain very high amounts of Mica and Talc, but they are also cruelty brands. This means that they not only test on animals, but they are known the use animal by-products (like whale fat) in many of their products. Now, back to you question. Talc: Talc is a mineral powder made from talc rocks in order to keep your makeup on. Talc is a moisture resistant powder, so it will put up more of a fight against sweat, water, and your natural skin oils. The problem with Talc is that it is a very harsh ingredient that is known to cause ovarian and lung tumors. It is impossible not to inhale or in some way ingest some of your makeup. Your shadow will naturally become loose and float in the air, and you liquids will run down your face into your mouth. There have also been studies that show Talc not only causes tu