shatteredshards asked: Dear Anon, Katie's right - for MAC to sell it under the eye category on the US website would be against FDA regulations and therefore illegal. Yes, there are neon colorants that are approved in the UK and other countries, but that has no bearing on US law.
Anonymous asked: Just because it says you shouldn't use it in the eye area, doesn't mean you can't. It just says that because the US's FDA regulations deems most neon colors unsafe for the eye for some reason. However, if you go to the UK that would not be the case. MAC answered by saying it is unsafe for the eye b/c, if they said you could use it on the eye and you did and you got a reaction...
fuckyeahmakeupbitch asked: I think generally, it's just easier to lump them all together. However I do think that in store it should be divided between eye/lip safe. Like MUFE aqua creams (although some of them can still be used on eyes even if they're meant for lips) For future reference, pigments that are red/pink are almost always not eye safe. So it's best to just assume that it's not eye safe if...
I’ve got a little bit of a rant here, so be warned. A little while ago, I went to a MAC store in search of some eyeshadows. When we got there, I asked the sales girl for any extremely bright, crazy eyeshadows. She gave me this hot, hot pink pigment (Magenta Madness) It was gorgeous! I bought it, brought it home and then read the label… “DO NOT USE IN THE EYE AREA” I was...