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Sensitive Skin-Approved Facial Sunscreens to Wear Under Your Makeup

Sensitive Skin-Approved Facial Sunscreens to Wear Under Your MakeupWe’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – just because your cosmetics have SPF protection doesn’t mean that you are completely covered. Ask any dermatologist and they will tell you the same. We don’t put on cosmetics the same way that we put on sunscreen. We put on sunscreen for protection, but we... Read More »

What is Really in Your Cosmetics? – Alcohols

What is Really in Your Cosmetics? – AlcoholsIf you have sensitive or even just dry skin, when you hear the word alcohol, you might immediately start to cringe – and for good reason! You should, in general, be conditioned to be weary of alcohols. However, there is a widespread myth about them – that they are all created equal. The term “alcohol”... Read More »

How to Avoid Your Next Rosacea Flare-Up

How to Avoid Your Next Rosacea Flare-UpWalking around with red skin all over your face is annoying. In fact, it is no one’s idea of a good time. Unfortunately, rosacea is a chronic skin condition that affects millions of people with varying degrees of severity. Even if it is just on your cheeks, there is such a thing as “too rosy”.... Read More »

What is Really in Your Cosmetics? – Tocopheryl Acetate

What is Really in Your Cosmetics? – Tocopheryl AcetateWhy can’t cosmetic ingredients have simple names? Well sometimes ingredients with complicated names but relatively simple purposes like Tocopheryl Acetate are labeled as such because they are altered by complicated processes to make them better. Of course, making them better ingredients for their designated purpose doesn’t mean they are better for your skin. Sadly, this... Read More »

Are Korean Cosmetics Safer for Sensitive Skin?

Are Korean Cosmetics Safer for Sensitive Skin?While we are a little late for the craze, Korean beauty products have become the next big thing. The rest of the world has been importing and buying Asian beauty products for years, and many times it is for the more novelty and experimental treatments like lovely snail slime face masks. However, cosmetics are a... Read More »

What is Really in Your Cosmetics? – Carnauba Wax

What is Really in Your Cosmetics? – Carnauba WaxWhen it comes to waxes used in cosmetics, some have very obvious origins, like beeswax. Beeswax very obviously comes from bees. However, some waxes are a little more difficult to identify, especially when they use their scientific name instead of their common one. However, sometimes even their common names leave a little more mystery than... Read More »

Why Do I Have Sensitive Skin?

Why Do I Have Sensitive Skin?When you are suffering, the easiest question to ask is “Why Me?” This is applicable more than ever if you have sensitive skin. Why is trying a new cosmetic for you a gamble with your skin when you have a friend that switches cosmetics on a weekly basis just because they can? Why can’t you... Read More »

What is Really in Your Cosmetics? – Dimethicone

What is Really in Your Cosmetics? – DimethiconeWhen it comes to cosmetics, the more chemical-sounding the name, the more questionable it makes the ingredient sound. Typically, perceiving dubiousness from chemical-sounding names is a spot on reaction, but is that the case is our latest ingredient under the looking glass, dimethicone? What is Dimethicone? Also known as polydimethylsilxane, dimethicone is a man-made silicone... Read More »

Common Cosmetic Ingredients That Are Made From Animals

Common Cosmetic Ingredients That Are Made From AnimalsIf you are dedicated to vegan and cruelty-free cosmetics, then you are part of a growing number makeup wearers whose shifting priorities are forcing cosmetics brands to change the way they make their products. However, the changes they make are not always for the better. On the growing wave of consumers against animal byproducts in... Read More »

What Is Really in Your Cosmetics? – Jojoba Wax or Oil

What Is Really in Your Cosmetics? – Jojoba Wax or OilIn this new segment, we are going to be taking a closer look at common ingredients that can be found in cosmetics. After all, you’d have to be very well read to understand chemical names and even with natural-sounding ingredients, you might not have any idea what they are. That latter is the case with... Read More »

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