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 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 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.
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 ...
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...
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...
May 8, 2015
Toothpaste: Beyond Clean Teeth and Harmful Chemicals
Although most people automatically think of women's beauty products when the term 'Cosmetics' is in discussion, however by definition, a cosmetic is [insert definition]. One cosmetic used quite frequently and almos...
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...