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Lipstick Contains the Same Red Bugs That Are in Starbucks Drinks
Posted By Yuka Yoneda On April 2, 2012 @ 3:00 pm In Design for Health,Sustainable Food | No Comments
Think that crushed red bugs are only used to color Starbucks drinks ? Guess again. Cochineal extract is also used widely in cosmetics , namely your lipstick. Aside from the cringe- factor, the dye is known to cause severe allergic reactions , and yet makeup companies continue to use it.
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 crushed red bugs are only used to color Starbucks drinks: http://inhabitat.com/starbucks-admits-its-strawberry-drinks-are-colored-with-crushed-parasitic-beetles/
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