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Best Exfoliator For Your Face

The Lowdown on Exfoliation: Here’s What You Should Know

As an esthetician and makeup artist, I get endless questions from clients and friends about how to achieve beautiful skin. My answer always involves the topic of exfoliation -- or the removal of dead, dull skin -- to reveal that ethereal, perfected glow we all want. Types of Exfoliators When it comes to exfoliation, there…

Petroleum in Personal Care Products

Petroleum in Personal Care Products

Petrolatum, derived from petroleum, is an ingredient that is ideal to stay away from whenever possible. Petroleum is found in several personal care products, including cosmetics, lotions, and even hand soaps. It also contains two well-known carcinogens: Benzo-B-Fluoranthene and Benzo-A-Pyrene. This ingredient can also prevent the skin from excreting and breathing. Which Ingredients to Watch For…

GMOs in beauty products

Is It Possible to Avoid GMOs in Cosmetics?

Are you concerned about the presence of GMOs in your beauty products? Regardless of your answer, taking a few moments to educate yourself is important. Read on to learn more about GMOs and why you might not want them lurking in your everyday beauty staples including skincare products, makeup and other personal care products. If…