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...

July 1, 2015

22 Not-So-Green Cosmetics Companies

Greenwashing in cosmetics is such a tricky subject. Some of the beauty brands I’ve listed below are blatantly misleading consumers through greenwashing practices. Others on this list may be less deliberate in their ma...