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There Are Over 10,000 Toxic Ingredients In Your Beauty Products (VIDEO)

09/02/2013 09:46 am ET | Updated Sep 03, 2013

When it comes to toxins in your beauty products, you shouldn't wonder how often those dangerous ingredients are present in those pretty packages, but rather how often they aren't present.

Celebrity makeup artist and natural beauty expert Katey Denno stopped by HuffPost Live on Friday to give us an idea of just how prevalent these potentially harmful ingredients are in the products we use every day. The most jaw-dropping discovery? There are over 10,000 toxic ingredients in your cosmetics, hair products and skin creams.

"Unless they're saying 'non-toxic,' or 'green' or 'all natural,' 80 percent of the time they're containing at least one of these," Denno said. She even added that there is virtually no regulation of these terms on beauty products -- meaning, your so-called "natural" or "organic" cosmetics could still contain toxic ingredients. Moral of the story? Read ingredients.

Watch the video above for more information on these toxins and check out the video below to get Denno's tips on what green products you should be buying now.

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