Is there any haram material used in cosmetics?
By now, you've probably heard about the dangers of parabens-studies suggest they alter hormone function, increasing the risk of breast cancer and reproductive defects-but scads of other beauty ingredients may also pose health risks. We've named 10 of the worst offenders normally found in hair and skincare products, but they may be just the tip of the iceberg, because only 11 percent of the 10,500 ingredients the FDA has documented in products have been assessed for safety.
Thinking about buying cosmetics online where would it be possible to buy any of the Super Lustrous range by Revlon?
The chemicals used in many cosmetics tend to damage your skin. They cause premature wrinkles, age spots, and more. The chemicals also prevent your skin from producing collagen resulting in saggy, non-firm skin. It is always smart to use only natural cosmetics to prevent any negative side effects on your skin.
You heard that if the packaging does not say beef pork gelatin then the food product is not haram Is there any truth in this?
It depends on the country, but generally, no. If the type of gelatin is not specified on the list of ingredients, it is usually pork-derived, which would make the gelatin-containing-product haram. If the gelatin used is halal beef gelatin (as opposed to haram beef gelatin - which can come from an improperly slaughtered cow) or is vegetarian gelatin, the product will indicate as much.
Drawing pictures of any living being is Haram except if it is not human or animal. The Ahadeeth regarding drawing, sculpturing or any similar action (whether by hand, machine or computer) state that these are Haram. The exception to the above is the reflection of the shade of reality for example in the mirror, river or on a photograph, TV, Internet etc. (as long as it does not display anything Haram). The origin of images…
Egyptians used black eye make-up called Kohl to enhance the look of their eyes. Kohl was made from a mixture of ingredients the main one being galena (lead sullfied). The content of lead in any product used by people can lead to a greater risk of lead poisoning. This is not the only time that lead has been used in cosmetics; lead-based cosmetics were popular among the aristocracies of the Roman period, Middle-Ages and, Elizabethan…