We all need to be savvy shoppers, especially when it comes to what we put on our face. For those who have lots of Korean products in their beauty kits, you might want to get rid of these 13 items. Why? Because they have toxic levels of the element antimony – 4.2 parts per million more than what is considered safe by South Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety.
These are the products you should toss out before they cause more damage:
3CE Slim Eyeshadow Pencil in Chesnut Brown
Aritaum Full Cover Cream Concealer
Aritaum Stick Concealer
Black Monster Homme Black Erasing Pen
Etude House AC Clean Up Mild Concealer
Etude House Drawing Eyebrow Duo No. 3 Gray Brown
Makeheal Naked Slim Brow Pencil in BR0203
Makeheal Naked Slim Brow Pencil in YL0801
Skinfood Cherry Full Lip Liner
XTM Style Homme for Men Easy Stick Concealer
While the above products have been deemed unsafe, these brands are doing what they can to reformulate these products to ensure that they will be safe to use from then on. Etude House has spearheaded the campaign by keeping their customers updated:
Let's all stay safe and avoid using products that have not been approved by the FDA!