Fragrance

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...

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? As consum...

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...

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...