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...

June 14, 2017

Deadly Lipsticks

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.

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...

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 ...

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...

May 18, 2015

20 Uses for Coconut Oil

1. Body Butter Skip the chemicals and fake fragrances found in conventional lotions and whip up your own instead. My homemade body butter recipe uses shea butter, coconut oil, jojoba oil and essential oils of your ch...

April 30, 2015

10 Tips for Men With Sensitive Skin

Men with sensitive skin have to take extra precautions when it comes to their skincare routines. Sensitive skin is more prone to irritation than other skin types, so using the right products is of the utmost important...