Fact of the Day: Fishy Lips

fish scales used for lipstick

Did you know that some lipsticks contain fish scales?



Some lipstick does contain something called “pearl essence” (also called ” pearlescence “). This silvery substance is literally found in fish scales! It is primarily sourced from herring and can be found in many lipsticks, nail polishes, and other cosmetic products due to the shimmer effect it creates. Like Tamatoa would say, “So Shiny”!


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