The latest little scare story from Project Fear. Coal tar will now be a viable ingredient of your mascara. Maybe eyeshadow:
How would you feel about putting a lovely dollop of formaldehyde on your nails? No? Well, perhaps I could interest you in a sprinkling of asbestos for your skin? Hmm, tricky customer, eh? OK, surely you couldn’t object to some coal tar on your eyelids, to really make them pop. Oh, come on, who wouldn’t risk a little light cancer for a really banging shade of eyeshadow? You wouldn’t? Too bad. In our brave new Brexit world, where EU legislation is no longer in force, and we are forced to accept trade deals on Trump’s terms, expect all these known carcinogens and more to be appearing on a beauty shelf near you.
Complete arglebargle of course. The Great Repeal Bill simply translated all EU legislation into British law. Thus all things which were illegal on March 28th 2019 will still be illegal on March 30th, after Brexit has taken place. All regulations about chemicals will still be in place.
Which only leaves us with one question left. Caroline Criado Perez is ignorant or lying?