Month: March 2009

  • woman smoking skin

    How Smoking Affects Your Skin (Hint: It’s Not Pretty)

    I was never tempted to smoke. As the daughter of two heavy smokers, I see first hand the damage it inflicts to your body. It ain’t pretty. I’m not talking just about lung cancer and heart diseases. We all know smoking causes those and, for many people, those aren’t good enough reasons to quit. *sighs* […]


  • powder with spf and sun protection

    Is Silica in Skincare Dangerous?

    Word on the beauty streets is that silica in skincare is trying to kill you. Silica is the latest ingredient accused of giving you silicosis and all sorts of nasty diseases. Once the rumours start, everyone adds its fair share of gossip and side effects. We don’t do gossip here. We do science. And when […]