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Muslim-friendly, halal makeup on the rise in Canada

The popularity of cosmetics that cater to Muslim women is rising in Canada, as more women seek beauty products that don't interfere with their religious beliefs.
Cosmetics that cater to Muslim women are an industry worth half a billion dollars a year, and the products are slowly appearing in Canada 2:28

The popularity of cosmetics that cater to Muslim women is rising in Canada, as more women seek beauty products that don’t interfere with their religious beliefs.

So-called halal makeup doesn’t contain animal products, alcohol or other ingredients forbidden under Islamic law.

CBC's Aaron Saltzman takes a look at this growing market.