Are face paints safe?

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An independent test on kids face paint has found that 90% of them had traces of lead in them.
Earlier in the year the Carnival Colours brand was forced off the market due to alarming levels of chemicals.
The latest findings show that things have not improved and chemicals are still being put into children’s face paint.
Consumer NZ chief Sue Chetwin says retailers need to take responsibility for what they’re selling and put children before profits.
“The shops where we find these sorts of products, the sort-of $2 shops, are where kids shop.
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20 Responses

  1. WOW! I never knew that it could be dangerous.I don’t think that i want to use face paint anymore until they have stopped putting chemicals in face paint that are dangerous.:)

  2. what did not know that. but face paint
    is cool but I understand no face paint for me now 😉

  3. Wow they could of said that earlier coz I’ve been using this chemical since I was four

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