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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...

June 19, 2015

Nanoparticles in Cosmetics

Technology; once a luxury for the wealthy, now a necessity for this very interconnected information-at-your fingertips society we live in.  As technology advanced, it's physical characteristics shrunk, and we now have...

June 2, 2015

What’s Up with Microbeads in Cosmetics?

It has only recently become clear that: Microbeads are used in hundreds of personal care products (including toothpaste, shaving cream, shower gel and exfoliating scrubs); A single product may contain thousand...

May 11, 2015

Perfect Nails, Poisoned Workers

A growing body of medical research shows a link between the chemicals that make nail and beauty products useful — the ingredients that make them chip-resistant and pliable, quick to dry and brightly colored, for examp...