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Cover Up?: Could the Makeup Your Teens Use Be Harming Them?

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Could your teenager be using makeup that could potentially harm them?

New research has some parents scared to death over products their teens are using every day. In some cases, potential long term health risks like cancer have been in the discussion. But is there any truth to it? And who's really at risk?

Sandy Buchanan, a board member for a national consumer group called the Environmental Working Group, showed us results of their ten year study called Body of Burden.

In it, 13 of the 20 teen girls tested were found to have hormone altering cosmetics chemicals in their bodies.

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