Beware; Donkey Skin is Being Used in Cosmetics

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 12:05:30 by

Several reports have indicated that donkey skin extracts are being used in cosmetic products. The revelation has irked users and they are demanding that the government ban the illegal usage of skins in sensitive products.Sheikh Muhammad Arshad, President, Hide Market, Lahore has answers to such queries. He told local media that some time ago, donkey hides were sold for Rs300-400 per piece. The leather produced from these hides was used to manufacture hard soles for shoes worn mostly by the villagers. Extracts from donkey hides are used in traditional skin-lightening creams and medicines in China. According to a local media report, the resolution, submitted by PTI lawmaker Naheed Naeem, states that the skin of donkeys is being used in the production of cosmetics and that a ban should be imposed on the production and sale of such cosmetic creams. The resolution also demands that factories using donkey hides to produce such cosmetics should be sealed and strict legal action should be taken against the owners of these factories.After the shocking revelation, actress Meera has now refused to use any and all cosmetics and has urged users to boycott them as well. ‚ÄúThis is a very distressing news for me. No,…
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