On 31 August, Sayari published an article which says that the rapid expansion of counterfeit cosmetics internationally and in the US poses a public health risk for consumers and threatens the bottom lines of countless make-up companies. The value of the cosmetics industry is expected to reach $805 billion by 2022. Looking at recent cases, it says that counterfeit make-up seizures in the US and abroad are becoming alarmingly common. It says that the counterfeit side continues to grow, and since 2013, the international counterfeit make-up trade has steadily increased and was estimated to be worth $5.4 billion in 2016, according to the OECD. As well as the economic effects, fraudulent cosmetics have been found to contain known carcinogens such as arsenic, beryllium, and cadmium; others have exhibited high levels of toxic heavy metals like lead and mercury. It says that he growth in counterfeit make-up products is further exacerbated by the proliferation of online third-party marketplaces.