Lanolin Makes Inroads into Skin Care
There’s growing interest in a substance that’s been part of human culture for as long as we’ve been herding and shearing sheep. Lanolin is secreted by sheep to protect their wool, and the waterproofing qualities of this natural substance are now being used by cosmetics manufacturers.
What Makes Skin Care Products Ethical?
As people become more aware of what goes into their bodies, they’re asking questions about what goes on their skin.
That’s why we have scrutinised the ingredients for all our products, and opted for those that are natural and ethical as well as scientifically proven.
Teen Skin Should Be Handled with Extra Care
Parabens, pthalates, sodium laurel sulfates, oxybenzones and triclosan are synthetic chemicals found in many cosmetic products. It’s well known that these chemicals can be absorbed through the skin.
So what are the implications for teens using products that contain these substances?
Cold Processing is a Hot Topic
There’s a growing unease about the use of emulsifiers in skin care products. To minimise their use, but preserve the ability to deliver a stable product, researchers have developed new ‘cold processing’ techniques.
The Truth About Emulsifiers in Skin Care Products
Emulsifiers are substances used to keep a cream or liquid from breaking down. They’re commonly added to food and the products we use on our skin. And that may be a problem.
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20 Celebrities Who Are Proud of Their Skin
These 20 brave celebrities are not afraid to show their flaws. Image source: Cameron Diaz Instagram
The Pros and Cons of Probiotics in Skin Care
Probiotics are beneficial bacteria found in products such as live yoghurt. Science has woken up the benefits of probiotics in our digestive tracts, and now there are murmurs that these useful microbes could help improve the condition of skin. Is there any truth in this?
Skin Care Products Made With Water from Artesian Wells
There are many sources of fresh water around the world. Unfortunately, most of them are located in regions that have been affected by human occupation and industry for hundreds, if not thousands, of years.
What Sort of Water is Your Skin Drinking?
Around 60% of your body is made up of water, with much of it entering and leaving via your skin. So does it matter what type of water you ingest through skin care products?
Is Fake Tanning Safe for Your Skin?
Do you love how gorgeous and youthful your skin looks and feels after a fake-tanning session? Of course, you do, - the result is always flawless. Although fake-tanning has taken the world by storm, do you know how safe it is? Find out here.
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