• tea-lauryl sulfate

    Should You Avoid TEA-Lauryl Sulfate In Skincare?

    Should you avoid TEA-Lauryl Sulfate? It’s one of the most effective surfactants out there. Translation: it removes even the most stubborn of dirt and grime. But, it comes at a cost: it can dry out your skin (and scalp). So should you use it or ditch it with something gentler? Let’s find out: What Is […]


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    7 Ways To Wash Your Hair: Which One Works Best?

    Did you know that shampoos isn’t the only way to wash your hair? Now the natural movement is on the rise, more and more women are looking for alternatives to clean their hair without using harsh chemicals every day. The problem? Most of these alternatives DON’T work well. They’re either too gentle, require a transition […]


  • cyclomethicone in skincare

    Cyclomethicone: What Does It Do In Skincare?

    What does Cyclomethicone do in skincare? If you take a look at the back of your skincare products, you’ll find Cyclomethicone has slithered its way almost everywhere. Thank its texture for it. It gives it some unique properties that make it a pleasure for formulators to work with and for us to use. Here’s the […]


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    Do Oxygen Facials Work?

    Have you heard? Rumour has it oxygen facials are the secret behind Madonna’s youthful complexion. According to celebrity makeup artist Gina Brooke, “Madonna indulges in this lavish beauty treatment before every concert, and is often seen carrying around her own oxygen facial device.”  Should you do the same? Here’s everything you need to know about oxygen […]


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    How To Pop A Pimple Like A Derm

    You know you should NEVER pop a pimple, right? It’s gross. And spreads the infection around. Yuck. But, come on, you’re doing it anyway. Because, it feels SO satisfying. Doesn’t it? Well, if you must do it, do it right. Here’s how to pop a pimple like a derm (ssshhh, don’t tell them I told […]