Beauty brand Yes to, what offers products With “at least 95% natural ingredients” that are paraben free, they voluntarily pulled on a face mask after customers complained of red and burning reactions. "In light of reports that our unicorn paper mask for increasing the brightness of grapefruit vitamin C has resulted in skin irritation for some consumers, Yes To has decided to remove this particular product from store shelves while we investigate," read an article. from January 3rd Facebook post of brand. “At Yes To, the safety and satisfaction of our customers are our top concerns. We value and apologize to anyone who has been affected in this way, especially during the holidays. ”The brand advised customers to contact complaints. The unicorn brand package instructs people to put the paper mask around the eyes, nose and mouth and leave it in place for 10 minutes. “Tingling? Yes, it's working! But the parents of children who used it said BuzzFeed painful and burning. And that mask wasn't the only problem product, he noted. BuzzFeed, noting that among the positive reviews about retailers Ulta WebsiteYes for Cucumbers 2-Eye Eye Buh-Bye Kit Bags and dark circles! and Coconut Moisturizer & Ultra Foil Restore Moisturizing Mask received comments such as: “They gave me a big rash under my eyes and on my cheeks. It took all day to leave for at least 12 hours ”and“ Prepare to get your face burned by a crisp ”. A Yes To spokesman sent Yahoo Lifestyle a statement that said, in part: “We recently saw reports on Social Media where children used the Unicorn Paper Mask to Increase Vitamin C Brightness, unfortunately, resulting in irritation. in the skin. We also received similar reports from adults who used the product. We apologize to anyone who has been affected in this way, especially during the holidays. While our products are all independently tested for safety, irritation and allergy – and while providing warnings and instructions about our products about the potential for skin irritation – the safety and satisfaction of our customers are our top concerns. As such, we have decided to remove this particular product from the shelves while investigating the complaints we have received and seen online. According to the statement, Yes To sought participating retailers about the voluntary and immediate withdrawal of Grapefruit Vitamin C Unicorn paper masks that stimulate brilliance. “However, each store has different procedures and processes when removing products. We expect all products to be completely removed by Friday and will continue to monitor each store to ensure that the product is removed from the shelves as soon as possible. ”The brand has directed retailers to refund customers who return an unused mask and those who have worn the mask, contact Yes To directly for a refund. When asked by Yahoo Lifestyle about the other Yes To-produced masks mentioned in the BuzzFeed article, a representative of the company said: “The unicorn role that stimulates grapefruit's glow and vitamin C Mask is the only product we voluntarily ask to remove from the market. Importantly, it is the only product we have removed since our founding in 2006. Although all our products are independently tested for safety, irritation and allergy, all our customers have different skin and sensitivity and therefore adverse reactions may occur. . We do everything possible to prevent this from happening and we take all complaints and reactions very seriously. A few weeks ago, Alexandra Jo of Bismarck, North Dakota shared selfies on Facebook after wearing the unicorn mask. "Enjoy these super flattering photos of my face with chemical burns / allergic reaction to one of the most commonly used face mask companies," she wrote. "I wore tons of face masks and never had a problem until today. I didn't last 3/4 minutes before my face looked like it was on fire." The 24-year-old told Yahoo Lifestyle that, taking advantage of Yes To's charcoal mask, he was curious about the unicorn product's vitamin C claims. She applied one morning before work. "After three minutes, I thought, my face isn't tingling, it's burning," she says. Jo dipped her face in cold water, then called her mother, who is a nurse, and recalls, "I felt scared and ashamed." the redness, which dissipated after a few hours. "But now I'm leaving," she says. Jo says she sent an email to Yes To and then left a review on the site, which was removed for containing "legally sensitive content". When she emailed the brand again, she received an apology and an offer of a $ 10 gift card from Kansas retailer Meanwhile, Tiana Roth of Kansas says her 7-year-old daughter Tailynn is only I wanted to wear the mask for five minutes, but when I removed it, "Holy cow, your face is red," she told Yahoo. Lifestyle, adding that the girl was not in pain but uncomfortable, "like a sunburn sensation." The mask left a mark on her daughter, she says, but after taking Benadryl, she disappeared. She adds, "I'll never buy from Yes To again." Tiana Toth of Kansas says her daughter's face turned red after wearing a Yes To mask. (Courtesy of Tiana Toth) MoreStacy Slater from Tampa, Fla., Bought the unicorn mask for her 11-year-old daughter, Addison, who wore it this week. "She set the phone's timer for 10 minutes, but two minutes later she said it hurt," Slater told Yahoo Lifestyle. "On the packaging, he mentioned that the tingling was normal." But the girl "got scared" and took off her mask, and her face was bright red. "It looked like a chemical burn," she says. Slater gave him the Benadryl cream and hydrocortisone and the effects stopped after 24 hours: "I saw that the product was being discontinued, but only later, because I don't follow Yes To's Facebook page," says Slater. "My daughter is now afraid to try any other skin products." Nava Greenfield's Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York City, tells Yahoo Lifestyle that the word "natural", which is commonly used in marketing products, is not well defined. After reading the ingredients listed on the unicorn paper mask to increase the brightness of grapefruit vitamin C, Greenfield notes, “There are some acids in the product (lactic acid and grapefruit) that exfoliate the skin but may irritate if left too long. However, she says that skin sensitivity, skin type and how the skin is treated in general should also be taken into consideration. "For example, if someone used retinol the night before, it could contribute to a bad reaction," she says, adding that consulting a professional before using new products is best. Read more on Yahoo Lifestyle:
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