Month: January 2010

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    Is Benzyl Salicylate Safe?

    Let me guess… You’re here because you’ve had an allergic reaction to a skincare product and are wondering if Benzyl Salicylate could be the culprit. Let’s find out: What Is Benzyl Salicylate? Benzyl Salicylate is an ester of Salicylic Acid and Benzyl Alcohol. You can find it in cloves and several fragrant essential oils. At […]


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    Can You Mix Sunscreen With Moisturizer?

    Can you mix sunscreen with moisturizer? I did it all the time when I was younger. I thought I was so clever, too. Most sunscreens back then were so thick, they’d turn my face into a greasy, shiny pan… or Caspar The Ghost. You’d think someone as pale as me wouldn’t even notice the white […]