Durban – Kylie Jenner has been outspoken about a dangers of shopping fabrication Kylie Cosmetics products in stores and online.
The existence TV star and owners of a beauty association Kylie Cosmetics has warned that many of a feign products enclose damaging substances, such as glue.
Jenner, half-sister to a Kardashian sisters, alerted supporters on Facebook final month of a website Kyliecosmetics.org, that was perplexing to sell a tawdry products.
“Hey guys, when we hunt my make-up on Google, a FAKE website put an ad adult to pretence we guys. Just remember my site is Kyliecosmetics.com,” she posted.
Jenner, 20, has been addressing a emanate of shopping feign cosmetics given a launch of her products final October.
Last year she posted a five-second video on Twitter comparing a feign mouth pack with a genuine product and warning consumers to be wary. She tweeted: “Wow guys, this is not safe!!!”
In Jenner’s Life of Kylie existence TV show, she sent her crony Jordyn Woods to places offered fabrication products in a US. It’s easy to find these feign products in Durban as well.
An Independent on Saturday contributor saw Kylie cosmetics being sole during flea markets in Durban, during prices almost reduce than those during sell stores.
Lipsticks were labelled during R30 and mouth kits, one of Kylie Jenner’s pivotal products, were being sole during R150. Online retailers and shops sell these products for about R700.
While a cost means might not be an denote of either a object was feign or not, many of a imitations being sole had no mixture listed and had spelling errors on a packaging.
Durban dermatologist Raj Singh warned of a dangers of regulating feign products.
“There are many feign cosmetics, as good as cosmetics of defective peculiarity on a market. They arise in a DRC, India and Pakistan. In my experience, they enclose lead and mercury, that gives a proxy effect, though have long-term side effects. They do means dermatitis, generally in those with supportive skin.
“It is improved to buy from a creditable place, generally one that has policies in place. Always buy from places where we can exam a products.
“Lead and mercury poisoning are unequivocally formidable to provide and are toxic.
“Only branded products have correct investigate facilities. we have seen many of my patients regulating products of defective quality, though they do not tell me that specific brands they purchased. They contend they bought them from a flea marketplace or from someone from Pakistan or India.
“The element that a customer should always beware should apply, and shopping from a creditable association is always advised.”
Erica Schreiber commented on Jenner’s Facebook post. “Thanks for posting this, I’ve been looking during shopping Kylie make-up and am frightened to buy a feign since a looks are so similar. Freaks me out to buy a wrong one. It unequivocally sucks that people can get divided with this shit.”
Naomi Kubwayezu posted: “I watched Life of Kylie currently and realised that a feign products that we went to demeanour for in city are accurately a same as a ones in my country. Kylie Jenner, your products that have been copied are on large sale in my nation and are unequivocally causing damage… If we were we we would try to do something about it dear, since it’s not usually in your country, it’s all over.”
South African beauty blogger Brett Robson uploaded a YouTube video comparing a feign product to a genuine one, observant that there was small difference. “There was a pointed disproportion in a colour of a wrapping and a content on a box. This means that buyers can be simply hoodwinked into shopping feign beauty products for a same cost as a original.”
Robson totalled both products, that she bought online. The “fake” mouth pack cost $4.48 (R57.83) while a genuine thing cost $29.
She remarkable a sequence numbers on a feign products and realised how identical a dual products were.
“They’re removing so tighten to what a strange looks like, it’s indeed scary. My fear is that we have been hoodwinked by resellers into purchasing feign stuff, during crazy prices. we only wish that hasn’t happened to you,” she said.
Robson remarkable that she had seen how most quicker these “fake products” were apropos accessible in stores and online. “If Kylie Cosmetics launches a new product X on her site, it’s not prolonged before we see it.”