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Choosing Halloween Face Paint for Sensitive Skin

Choosing Halloween Face Paint for Sensitive SkinHalloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, even after I passed my candy-grabbing days. It’s a holiday where it is literally okay to be someone else, and that’s pretty fun. (Every year I want to be someone without sensitive skin, by the way.) However, long, long ago when I was a youngling, I... Read More »

Beauty is Pain: Horrific Things the Women of History did in the Pursuit of Beauty

Beauty is Pain: Horrific Things the Women of History did in the Pursuit of BeautyYou think today’s beauty products are bad for your skin? Believe me when I say things have been much, much worse. You can rest assured that for as long as there has been two people on this Earth, one or both of them tried to look attractive to the other. That being said, the fashion... Read More »

How Your Diet Could Be Affecting Your Sensitive Skin

How Your Diet Could Be Affecting Your Sensitive SkinIf you get irritation from cosmetics, then you, like me, lost a portion of the genetic lottery. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to change your genetics, you simply have to adapt your way of life to get the results you want. However, while the quest for cosmetics that don’t trigger your sensitive skin... Read More »

Our Top Cosmetic Brands That Are Best For Sensitive Skin

Our Top Cosmetic Brands That Are Best For Sensitive SkinNot all cosmetic brands are created equal, at least not if you have sensitive skin. When other women choose makeup, they might just have to worry about how it sits on their face or looks with their skin. We with sensitive skin have to worry more about what horrible things it might do to our... Read More »

Is Mineral Makeup Better for Sensitive Skin?

Is Mineral Makeup Better for Sensitive Skin?I think everyone remembers their first mineral makeup experience. For many, it was a life-changing, great experience while others found that it didn’t live up to the hype. For many mineral makeup users, they find that the loose or pressed powder concoctions feel light on the face and provide a matte finish that doesn’t risk... Read More »

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 »

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