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 21, 2017

Dying to Die Your Hair?

Yes, it is 2017 and still,  most of the cosmetic ingredients have not caught up with the scientific discoveries regarding the health and safety of certain compounds used commonly across the consumer market, especially...

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...

April 6, 2016

The J&J Baby Powder Scandal

The Lawsuit 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...

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 ...

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...