Is Makeup Irritating Your Skin?

makeup for sensitive skin If you have sensitive skin, then you are probably familiar with the stings, the burns, and the redness that goes along with putting the wrong makeup on your face. You may have an allergy to one popular ingredient in cosmetics, or you may have feel the keen sting of irritation to a whole range of products. If you struggle to find makeup for your sensitive skin, from finding products you can trust to busting open popular brands, we can help you find cosmetics that pamper your skin instead of terrorize it.

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Teint Mattifying Mousse Foundation Review

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Teint Mattifying Mousse Foundation ReviewEveryone loves a mousse foundation. It is not liquid gloop, but rather something light and fluffy that doesn’t feel heavy on your face. However, people with sensitive skin always have to be somewhat weary of cosmetics like mousse because of how they are created. It is not like they just whipped liquid foundation until it... 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 »

Almay Color + Care Lip Balm Review

Almay Color + Care Lip Balm ReviewTypically when it comes to cosmetics that are supported by a brand name, but also gentle on your skin, Almay is the way to go. They were one of the very first cosmetics brands to go hypoallergenic, and let’s just say that their discontinued Hydracolor lipstick is one of my favorite lipsticks of all time... 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 »

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Eye Gel-Cream Review

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Eye Gel-Cream ReviewDark circles? Puffiness? There is just no escaping it sometimes. Unfortunately, no matter how much make up you slather around your eyes, that won’t make these things go away. However, with the right eye cream, you can treat them so you can look great when you decide to put your face on. However, the thing... 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 »

Dermablend Quick-Fix Concealer Stick Review

Dermablend Quick-Fix Concealer Stick ReviewOn my search for a concealer that isn’t completely made of chemicals, we with sensitive skin might have found a winner in this Dermablend model. However, while it is not impossible to make a concealer for sensitive skin in a way that it doesn’t irritate, the key is making it so that it actually works... 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 »

SOZGE Handmade Matte Lipstick Review

SOZGE Handmade Matte Lipstick ReviewBeing completely honest here, I was drawn to this lipstick probably for the same reason you are drawn to this review. That one little word, “handmade,” intrigued me immensely. While I know it is distinctly possible to make your own lipstick, usually it isn’t quite in the consistency you could put in a tube. So... 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 »