August 25, 2016
Definitions: The Many Faces of Cosmetics
Now when was the last time you genuinely thought about cosmetics, I mean really considered the sheer number of cosmetics you or the average person uses on a day-to-day basis. Whether male or female, most of us use...
June 21, 2016
The Origins of Natural Cosmetics Movements
It is quite common in our society to clean our faces with harsh sulfates, moisturize them with mineral oil and other petrolatum products (made from the oil industry), bathe in chemical fragrances and drying alcoho...
April 6, 2016
The J&J Baby Powder Scandal
Earlier this year, the court ruled in favor of the family of a deceased woman, from Georgia, against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in a lawsuit claiming ovarian cancer caused by the company’s baby pow...
January 27, 2016
Hair Tips: A few Reminders for Your Next Wash Day
Whether it's length, luster, or bounce you are looking for in your hair, here are a few tips to healthier, lovelier hear and haircare:
Retwisting your hair every night is not ideal for daily manipulation as it c...
November 24, 2015
Explants: The New Trend in Breast Augmentation
After decades of steady growth, the breast implant trend appears to be deflating. What experts refer to as "explant" procedures jumped by nearly 10 percent from 2010 to 2014 as augmentations fell by about 3 percent, p...
November 5, 2015
Skin-care: Not Just A Women’s Issue
Lots of men have at least some idea that they need to take care of their skin. But in the Western world, most guys are about as comfortable discussing skin care or seeming concerned about looking good as they are ...
October 20, 2015
Endocrine Distributors In Your Nail Polish?
Want some toxins with that mani-pedi?
A new study by researchers at Duke University and the Environmental Working Group found that a common nail polish chemical and suspected endocrine disruptor called TPHP is ...
October 15, 2015
Deciphering Cosmetics Ingredients
Do you know how to read a cosmetics ingredients list? When was the last time you closely looked at the ingredient list on your cosmetics? Did you notice that concentrations are NOT typically included?
September 22, 2015
Microbeads: The Case To Ban Its Use In Consumer Products
Microbeads have been a staple in many cosmetics for quite some time now, and research consistently supports the case for banning, or minimizing their use in consumer products. This is due to the growing concern of inc...
September 15, 2015
Cosmetic Fads: Active Ingredients as Marketing Incentives
The skincare and cosmetics industry is largely powered by marketing. Most companies spend far more on their promotion, advertising, and the perfect sales pitch than they do on the actual ingredients in the product the...