You might want to think twice before puckering up to your favorite lipstick!
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is putting triclosan, a chemical used as a preservative in lipstick as well as toothpaste, soaps and deodorant, under the microscope because it's linked to muscle and heart problems.
Even though the investigation is in the early stages, Johnson & Johnson has pledged to remove the chemical from its skincare products.
We certainly hope triclosan isn't harmful. This would simply break Gwen Stefani and Dita Von Teese's heart!
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