Skin Care Industry

what is a humectant

What is a Humectant? (And Which Natural Ones to Look for in Anti-Aging Products)

The first time I heard the term “humectant,” an expert in the skin care industry told me it was an ingredient that “attracted moisture from the air into the skin.”...

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California Becomes First State to Ban Animal Testing

California is the first and only state to ban animal testing in beauty products, taking a progressive stance against the animal cruelties that have surrounded the beauty industry for decades....

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Skin Absorption

How Much Does Our Skin Actually Absorb?

When looking for answers on how much our skin actually absorbs, there is a ton of varying information out there. While some sources say 60-70%, others say none at all....

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Check Your Sunscreen Label For These 7 Ingredients

With the weather warming up, we’re all eager to spend more time outdoors. Though it’s best to use sunscreen year round (hopefully you’ve been doing that!), these sunny months make...

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The Potential Dangers of Nanoparticles in Food and Cosmetics

If you stand out in a windstorm and blowing dust passes over your skin, you’re not likely to get hurt. Open your eyes, however, and some of the small particles...

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5 Perfume Ingredients that Can Affect Your Hormones

If you’ve ever squeezed onto public transportation on a hot day, you can attest to the importance of smelling good. It’s something our culture is pretty devoted to, in fact....

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what’s your skin score?

Our skin is affected by many factors, including our environment, health, the food we eat, and more. Get your free personalized results and find out your skin score!