Glittersniffer Cosmetics http://michiganradio.org en Artpod: Are Glittersniffer cosmetics safe to use? http://michiganradio.org/post/artpod-are-glittersniffer-cosmetics-safe-use <p>On today&#39;s Artpod, we&#39;ll look into the <a href="http://news.michiganradio.org/post/health-and-safety-concerns-surround-glittersniffer-cosmetics?nopop=1">health and safety concerns</a> that surround a Michigan small business called <a href="http://glittersniffercosmetics.com/">Glittersniffer Cosmetics</a>.</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/michigan/local-michigan-956674.mp3</p><p>Bridget Bodnar filed the report for <a href="http://michiganradionews.org">Michigan Radio</a>. The story generated a lot of buzz on the Michigan Radio comment page, and got picked up by <a href="http://www.annarbor.com/health/michigan-public-radio-glittersniffer-cosmetics-of-dearborn-heights-selling-dangerous-products/">AnnArbor.com</a> as well.</p><p>Bodnar talked to about a dozen women who used Glittersniffer Cosmetics, including one woman who said the eye makeup &quot;started to burn and itch and I just wanted to rub, and dig my eyeballs out of my face they hurt so badly.&rdquo; Wed, 09 Mar 2011 18:36:23 +0000 Jennifer Guerra 1565 at http://michiganradio.org Artpod: Are Glittersniffer cosmetics safe to use? Health and safety concerns surround Glittersniffer Cosmetics http://michiganradio.org/post/health-and-safety-concerns-surround-glittersniffer-cosmetics <p><a href="http://glittersniffercosmetics.com/">Glittersniffer Cosmetics</a> is the brainchild of Lela Warren who lives in Dearborn Heights, Mich.</p><p>Warren sells brightly colored pigments called &quot;giraffes in love&quot; and &quot;French kiss snow cone,&quot; which she markets as eye makeup. She has thousands of fans on facebook. Some of the women say the Glittersniffer cosmetics made them feel &quot;beautiful&quot; for the first time in their lives.</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/michigan/local-michigan-955398.mp3</p><p><strong>Safety concerns</strong></p><p>What all those facebook fans didn&rsquo;t know, was that Warren was using non-FDA approved soap dyes to achieve some of those vivid shades. Soap dyes can cause irritation and even blindness if applied to the eyes. Tue, 01 Mar 2011 21:30:48 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 1435 at http://michiganradio.org Health and safety concerns surround Glittersniffer Cosmetics