sify.com, Britain's first 'halal' cosmetics, 25 Jul 2010
"British entrepreneur Samina Akhter set up Samina Pure Makeup at her home in Birmingham after questioning the ingredients of many international brand makeup products, Sky News reported."
Also see Aftab Gulzar, BBC Asian Network, Halal certified make-up launched in UK, 22 Jul 2010
For further information, see Samina Pure Makeup "All Samina Pure Mineral Makeup products formulate healthy mineral foundations and powders that are are FREE from, Animal products, artificial dyes, FD&C colours, talc, bismuth Oxychloride, Mineral Oil (and its derivatives), paraben preservatives, petroleum derived ingredients, fillers, lanolin, beeswax or any other animal products."
Something for everyone in today's blog: I'd imagine there would be a wider market for these products