Month: August 2009

  • dicaprylyl carbonate in skincare

    Know Your Ingredients: Dicaprylyl Carbonate

    Have you heard of Dicaprylyl Carbonate? It’s one of those ingredients that lurks in almost all your skincare products and has a suspect name that makes it look a little… well, it’s not natural, is it? Should you worry? Not really. Here’s why: What Is Dicaprylyl Carbonate? Dicaprylyl Carbonate is a colourless and odourless (almost!) […]


  • niod survival 30 review

    Is Nanotechnology In Sunscreens As Bad As They Say?

    Should you stay away from nanotechnology in sunscreen? Critics say that zinc oxide nanoparticles are so small, they’ll penetrate your skin and give you all kinds of nasty diseases. The panic got so out of hand, the few brands that had started using this technology quickly backtracked. Now you’ll more easily find a needle in […]