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The Blue Jean Distressed Look: Sandblasting Versus Eco-Aging
Apr27

The Blue Jean Distressed Look: Sandblasting Versus Eco-Aging

By The Editors Sandblasting is used to make new blue jeans look distressed.  Unfortunately, sandblasting kills people. In 2011, a rigorous study published in the journal Chest showed that formerly healthy young people exposed to silica sand, used in the sandblasting of jeans, developed silicosis — a disabling and potentially fatal lung disease for which there is no cure.  The young people either became disabled or died....

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