Makeup Mirage

Demystifying Makeup

What we do

We all want the same thing - to make sure our makeup is safe and that the information available to us is transparent. Our goal is to empower you to know more about the makeup you use on a daily basis. By providing information about common ingredients found in makeup, establishing easier access to report problems to the proper agencies, and having resources and education readily available, we hope that you find what you're looking for.

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In the news and across the web, people are concerned about makeup safety.

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We've scoured the headlines for makeup-safety related stories. Find current information from Twitter, Pinterest, and traditional news outlets.

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What is in my makeup anyway? Is it safe? Learn about some of the most common makeup ingredients.

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Had a bad reaction to makeup? Suspect you've purchased a counterfeit? Find out where to report it.

Where to report


Want to dig deeper? Browse our collection of information and resources related to makeup safety.

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Learn more about government cosmetics regulations, counterfeits, and spreading awareness. Find links to comprehensive scientific information.

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