New Delhi, Oct 15 2007 : When you apply those dazzling pinks, oranges and reds to your lips do you ever wonder what the contents are? Lipstick is known to have been used around 5000 years ago in ancient Mesopotamia, when semi-precious jewels were crushed and applied to the lips and occasionally around the eyes.
Today more than natural products you will find a high LEAD
content in them. Lipsticks tested by a US consumer rights group
found that more than half contained lead.