Alcohol comes in many forms when you’re talking about skincare and cosmetics. Sometimes, it comes in benign forms that help bring moisture to the skin. But when they come in the following forms, they are extremely drying and irritating for your skin. Continue reading
I often urge readers to avoid irritating ingredients found in a lot of skincare products and makeup. The most frequent and worst offenders are alcohol and fragrances.
Here is a more comprehensive list, from Paula Begoun (aka “the Cosmetic Cop”), that you can use to avoid products that will irritate and damage your skin. Continue reading
I’ll admit right away. The title “setting spray” is a misnomer. So if you’re looking for a face spray that will make your makeup last longer, you won’t find the do-it-yourself recipe for it here. Continue reading
Washing your face seems like a simple, straight-forward task. But there are some key dos-and-dont’s you may not be aware of. Keep reading for a list of the most important things to know about keeping your skin clean. Continue reading
Technically, the definition is: “not causing clogged pores or blackheads.” But in reality, this phrase is meaningless. And that’s because there is no industry standard for what qualifies as non-comedogenic. And there are no government regulations restricting how companies use this term. Continue reading
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Exfoliating your skin is a key part of maintaining radiant skin. To understand how exfoliating helps keep your skin healthy, keep reading! Continue reading
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I’ve talked plenty about the importance of effective skincare ingredients. But equally important is the packaging your skincare comes in.
Keep reading to find out what you should look for in good packaging. Continue reading
Ever wonder what you should look for in a face cleanser? Keep reading for a list of key points when it comes to the product you use to keep your face clean. Continue reading
Plenty of skincare companies sell face products for daytime and nighttime. Some go as far as claiming your skin needs special kinds of ingredients while you sleep. The truth is, your skin doesn’t need anything special during the night. In … Continue reading