Our skin naturally exfoliates dead cells every day, but over time this shedding process slows down primarily as a result of age and unprotected sun exposure. This results in dull, dry, or flaky skin; clogged, enlarged pores; bumps, wrinkles, loss of firmness, and uneven skin tone.
It was in the news recently that Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a whopping $417 million to a woman who claims she developed ovarian cancer after using their baby powder for decades since she was 11. This isn’t the first time the company has been involved in a lawsuit over its popular powder—and it will likely face hundreds more cases in the future, according to Reuters.
Mineral oil is a colorless and odorless oil derived from petroleum (a natural substance extracted from the earth) that helps your skin retain moisture. It is an occlusive agent, which increases moisture levels by providing a physical barrier on the skin to prevent trans-epidermal water loss (moisture loss).
Greenwashing is the practice of making people believe that your company is doing more to protect the environment than it really is. Greenwashing occurs in numerous industries but it is a practice that is increasingly used in the cosmetics industry where many companies market their products or the company altogether as “all natural” or “organic” when they actually are not.
Do you want more radiant, brighter, firmer, and overall better-looking skin? If you do, let me introduce you to this “superstar” ingredient called VITAMIN C! This powerhouse ingredient also known as Ascorbic Acid, is usually the go-to ingredient when you are feeling a little ill and want to “boost” your immune system, however, it also works wonders on your skin.
Gold has long been a symbol of luxury and wealth, but lately beauty brands have embraced its supposed anti-aging, pro-radiance powers. Companies boast that gold improves skin tone and elasticity, provides anti-aging benefits and improves blood circulation.