There are new beauty trends constantly coming up, as we’re always looking for hacks or tips to make our beauty routine easier. However, some of the most popular ways of enhancing our looks carry with them some concerning health hazards that clearly outweigh all of the benefits. This new trend of shaping your eyebrows with hair removal cream is absolutely crazy and I’ll tell you why.
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.
As we become increasingly conscious of what we’re putting in our body, we are also becoming more aware of what we put on our body. According to market research, brands that market their products as “natural” now represent the largest group of high-end skincare sales, as more consumers demand products free from unnecessary “chemicals”.
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.
So you want to grow your hair and you are not sure where to begin or what to do? It’s all about starting isn’t it? So here is a good place to start:
Whether in its natural or relaxed (chemically straightened) state, healthy hair is hair that is balanced with elasticity, strength and nutrients. It has its protective layer (cuticle) intact with little to no breakage across the shaft.
When it comes to cosmetics, expensive doesn’t always mean better. The truth is that there are good and bad products in all price categories. It’s all about the formulation not price. It’s quite interesting to find out which companies really own your favourite
Just like food, cosmetic products can expire too and when they do, they become ineffective and possibly harbor bacteria that will cause infection. A study published in the International Journal of Cosmetic Science evaluated the makeup routines and habits of
Most of us have bought cosmetic products partly on the basis of claims on the packaging or adverts, only to find out after a couple of uses that they don’t work. Well, that’s simply because cosmetic companies make all kinds of exaggerated, and even false, claims to