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Is PPD a mascara?

The Contact Allergen of the Year for 2006 was named para-phenylenediamine (PPD) by the American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS).

Answering the question, “Is PPD a mascara?”. The short answer is that PPD is a chemical substance that is used in a wide range of industries for its coloring capabilities, including cosmetics, rubber, textiles, oils, photography, and even temporary tattoos.

The cosmetics industry, in particular, uses it in hair color formulas and tinted mascaras.
PPD allergies can cause eyelash loss when used in mascara, hand eczema for hairdressers, or scalp irritation from hair dyes that results in hair loss.

Because customers were able to identify the allergy source in the hair dyes, the number of these allergies is thought to be significantly higher than the reported cases.

If you are using a mascara that include PPD substance in it, it can lead you to the loss of eyelashes over time. According to Wachsmuth R, Wilkinson M 2006 studies, a tinting mascara contains the PPD chemical substance.

Shahnaz Nazim
Shahnaz Nazim

The author, Shahnaz Nazim (Aleezay), is a mascara enthusiast, Passionist, and beauty writer. I search for the best mascara products on the internet. Customers who bought products from big websites like Amazon, Byrdie, M.A.C, Tarte, Maybelline, and Loreal Paris always left honest ratings and reviews about the product. I go there and read all the positive and negative reviews for each mascara product. I collect all the information about what people are saying about the product, for whom it is the best, and for whom it is not good.

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