January 18, 2018
Ingredient Highlight: Iron Oxides in Cosmetics
Iron Oxides are naturally occuring mineral deposits. These compounds are used as pigments in a variety of applications. Depending on the specific Iron Oxides or mixtures of Iron Oxides used, the color will vary from o...
January 15, 2018
The Informed Consumer: Better Decision Making in Cosmetics Selection
Like many life decisions, too much information leads to confusion, while too little leaves one indecisive. When it comes to cosmetics, it's pretty much the same; too much information without clarification leads to con...
January 13, 2018
Burt’s Bees: Beyond Chapstiks
The name Burt's Bees has traditionally, almost iconically been associated with lipcare products made with natural ingredients. Burt's Bees was founded in summer of 1984 by Burt Shavitz and Roxanne Quimby.
June 21, 2017
Dying to Die Your Hair?
Yes, it is 2017 and still, most of the cosmetic ingredients have not caught up with the scientific discoveries regarding the health and safety of certain compounds used commonly across the consumer market, especially...
June 14, 2017
Most women don't think twice about the cosmetics they apply to their bodies,even though these concoctions may sometimes contain deadly chemicals that result in death when used over long periods of time.
December 11, 2016
Microblading: Latest Trends in Facial Hair Enhancements
If you have not heard by now, the latest trend in achieving flawlessly slayed brows is through a process called microblading. Although trends come and go before some even catch on, microblading will definitely leave ...
September 20, 2016
Skincare: Beauty from Within
The largest organ of the human body, although sometimes greatly overlooked and mismanaged is the skin. The skin can be a canvas for artistic expression or a reflection of the internal state of a person's health. Blem...
September 15, 2016
Natural Alternatives: Becoming the New Norm
By now, i am sure it goes without saying; beauty begins form within. Whether is a beautiful smile, a lovely spirit, or simply magnificently glowing skin from healthy foods beauty truly goes beyond skin deep. However, ...
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...