Cosmetic Ingredients

The Benefits Of Ceramides On The Skin

Ceramides are lipids (fats) that are found naturally in high concentrations in the uppermost layers…

Is Snail Slime in Skincare Worth the Hype?

The study of the benefits of snail slime on the skin started in 1980 when…

The Dangers of “Preservative Free” Cosmetics

I was in a beauty store some months ago and saw a skincare product by…

Skin Lightening – Exogenous Ochronosis

You may or may not have seen some scary photos and the term OCHRONOSIS floating…

Do Stem Cells in Skincare Really Work?

All living beings have stem cells – Plants, Animals, Humans. Stem cells are mother cells;…

Why You Need Antioxidants In Your Skincare Routine

One of the main ways the skin ages is through free radical damage, also known…

Difference Between Humectant, Emollient & Occlusives

Did you know that moisturizers are classified in different groups, namely emollients, humectants and occlusives?…

Do Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) Serums Lose Potency When They Turn Yellow?

Vitamin C is a key anti-aging skincare ingredient that helps to gently brighten and smooth…

Choosing The Right Hydroxy Acid For You

Our skin naturally exfoliates dead cells every day, but over time this shedding process slows…

Is Talcum Powder Truly Dangerous?

It was in the news recently that Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay…