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Doctor insights on: What Defines A Kosher Cosmetic

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What defines a kosher cosmetic?

What defines a kosher cosmetic?

Kosher cosmetics: Interpretations of kashrus & halachic law vary tremendously, so always consult with your own rabbi, but... In general, everyday makeup is kosher if it doesn't contain products from or tested on unclean animals. Shabbos makeup should be powdered & applied dry (to avoid dyeing on shabbos) and colors should not be mixed on the same brush, and for pesach, makeup also must not contain any chametz. ...Read more

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What cosmetic surgery do i need to get a defined jawline?

What cosmetic surgery do i need to get a defined jawline?

Chin Augmentation: Chin augmentation most often is used to restore balance to the face due to a weak chin (underprojecting in profile). Chin implants can also create a wider, stronger chin. They can also be used to lengthen the face slightly. For more information: https://pacificcenterplasticsurgery.com/procedures/face/chin-augmentation/ ...Read more

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How would I know if the cosmetics I buy are kosher?

Purpose?: For passover? Every day use? Rabbi will have list of kosher cosmetics and shomer shabbos pharmacy may be offer good reference. ...Read more

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Can cosmetic be absorbed by our skin?

Can cosmetic be absorbed by our skin?

Almost never: Commercially available cosmetics will not be absorbed through the skin which is highly resistant and impenetrable. Some might enter in the presence of dimethylsulfoxide. Be cautious about cosmetics not in the usual commercial category that you might find on line produced in countries with limited regulation. ...Read more

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Do the cosmetic contacts has an expiration date?

Yes: All contact lenses have an expiration date. It is printed on the box. ...Read more

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I slept in my cosmetic contacts. What could this do?

I slept in my cosmetic contacts. What could this do?

Irritate cornea: Your body will try and wash out objects placed on the cornea, so excessive tearing may actually dry out your cornea, the outermost layer of your eyeball. It coul also get scratched, become red and painful after being moved about while your eyes are moving when you sleep (rapi eye movement, or rem sleep). ...Read more

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Why do cosmetic salespeople say to never wash your face?

Why do cosmetic salespeople say to never wash your face?

Facial wash: Ideally then, facial skin should not come in contact with soap or hot water so that the natural ph level of the skin, which is slightly acidic at 4 to 4.5, is not disturbed. Leaving the acidity of the skin intact protects it not only from dryness, but also from blemishes and irritations that might come from invading bacteria. The skin has its own protective shield, as it were, and regular soap, wh. ...Read more

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How long will i need to put the cosmetic contact lense in the solutions?

How long will i need to put the cosmetic contact lense in the solutions?

Disinfection: The particular disinfectant you use should have directions on the bottle. Follow them closely. The best solutions are the peroxide based ones, like clear care or aosept. Any other questions may be directed to the doctor who prescribed the lenses for you. ...Read more