October 30, 2017
Calendula: Natural Cosmetics Benefits
Have you herd of Calendula? What surprises you most regarding its current uses? For those who are unfamiliar with this herb, Calendula is an annual flower native to the northern Mediterranean countries. Its name ref...
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...
April 6, 2016
The J&J Baby Powder Scandal
Earlier this year, the court ruled in favor of the family of a deceased woman, from Georgia, against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) in a lawsuit claiming ovarian cancer caused by the company’s baby pow...
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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...