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...
August 24, 2015
The Ugly Truth About Endocrine Disruptors in Cosmetics
When it comes to the means by which the human body operates, there is still much to be discovered as scientists continuously poke and prod to see what outcomes are expressed. Similarly, hormones convey messages th...
August 17, 2015
Why Hyaluroni Acid Is Important For The Skin
As we age, skin moisture can drop significantly, which makes the skin lose elasticity and expose the signs of aging on the skin. Hyaluronic acid plays a critical role in skin health with its unique ability to h...
August 10, 2015
Consumers Speak: Best Selling Natural Hair Products
We’ll look at the moisturizers, hair butters, oils, shampoos, conditioners and natural hair accessories that have been selling like crazy with naturals over the last few months.
The following list is a compilation ...
August 7, 2015
Co-Washing Natural Hair: Leave Out the Shampoo
Co-washing is becoming extremely popular with naturals. But why? What if I told you the best shampoo for natural black hair was NO shampoo at all? Would you believe me?
To co-wash natural hair simply means to wash ...
August 3, 2015
A History of Cosmetics Throughout The Ages
"A woman without paint is like food without salt."- Roman philosopher, Plautus
Civilizations have used forms of cosmetics -- though not always recognizable to cosmetics users today -- for centuries in religious rit...
July 27, 2015
A Closer Look at The Chemistry Of Cosmetics
Cosmetics are not a modern invention. Humans have used various substances to alter their appearance or accentuate their features for at least 10,000 years, and possibly a lot longer.
Women in Ancient Egypt used koh...