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Radioactive Beauty Products, 1930s - Retronaut

Radioactive Beauty Products, 1930s - Retronaut

Radioactive Beauty Products, 1930s - Retronaut

Radioactive Beauty Products, 1930s - Retronaut.

Radioactive Beauty Products, 1930s - Retronaut.

In the early 1930s, a pharmacist and a Parisian doctor launched a French range of radioactive beauty products.The product range, which included cleansing milk, skin cream, powder, rouge, lipstick and toothpaste, was called Tho-Radia as it contained thorium chloride and radium bromide, both of which were radioactive. Despite the relatively high price, it sold throughout France from 1933 through to the early 1960s. When tested in the 1960s the products were found to be radioactive