Animal waste products in cosmetics
Name: Julie A Ogden
Why do they use animal waste products in cosmetics?
For several reasons. Collagen, for example, is a gelatin substance you can
get by boiling bones and tendons. This jelly is useful in making cosmetics
smooth and creamy. But another reason is that animal waste products are in
abundant supply - and if people will pay to have them put into cosmetics, then
does not it make more sense to use the product rather than throwing it away?
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Update: June 2012