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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 »

Keep Cool and Carry On – Eczema Prevention Tips for the Summertime

Keep Cool and Carry On – Eczema Prevention Tips for the SummertimeIf you suffer the tragedy that is eczema, then you have likely noticed that as soon as summer rolls around, breakouts become even more common. As the universe is completely against you, of course those breakouts often happen in visible areas, like right on your face. What’s more, because it is hot and you are... Read More »

What is the Difference Between BB, CC, DD, and EE Creams?

What is the Difference Between BB, CC, DD, and EE Creams?If you have been in the world of cosmetics for some time, you have likely seen an array of new alphabet formulations pop up. No longer is it just tinted moisturizers and foundation, but now you have BB, CC, DD, and even EE creams that have become all the rage. However, what do they do?... Read More »

The Best Daily Skincare Routine for Sensitive Skin

The Best Daily Skincare Routine for Sensitive SkinHaving sensitive skin means you have to take care of it, not choose to take care of it like those with other skin types. Having a good skincare routine means that, yes, your skin will be healthier and more beautiful, but for us unlucky few, it also means that inflammation will be kept to a... Read More »

Is Microdermabrasion Safe for Sensitive Skin?

Is Microdermabrasion Safe for Sensitive Skin?Do you want noticeably smoother, softer, and blemish-free skin after just one treatment? Well, that is the sales pitch that microdermabrasion is trying to sell. However, words are cheap, but the results of the thousands, possibly millions of customers that have gotten the treatment done at their local salon definitely don’t lie. However, like every... Read More »

Is It Sensitive Skin or Something Else? – A Visual Guide to Facial Skin Irritation

Is It Sensitive Skin or Something Else? – A Visual Guide to Facial Skin IrritationRashes suck, don’t they? You know what? Rashes and anything that blemishes your skin sucks pretty hard. However, what it does to your face is pretty bad, but adding on to that is the frustration that you don’t know what is going on and you need to shell out the cash for a dermatologist to... Read More »

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