PHENOXYETHANOL: THE NEXT PARABEN? First, they came for the Parabens. Then they came for the isothiazolinones. Now the bell rings for Phenoxyethanol. Are the naysayers right in avoiding this chemical preservative or are the ill-informed spreading rumours which [...]
INFLAMMAGING: INFLAMMATION AGEING Have you heard of inflammaging before? A portmanteau of “inflammation” and “ageing”, it’s an evolving medical term used to describe the foremost cause of fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. In other words, it stands for [...]
The Dirty Truth About: Clean Beauty (How to Make an Informed Decision) Is clean beauty a skincare revolution – or a pointless indulgence. More and more companies are offering skincare products free from 'toxic', 'nasty' and 'suspicious' chemicals. But [...]
WHAT MAKES OUR FACE MOISTURISER THE BEST FACE MOISTURISER FOR YOU? So here you are, searching for the best face moisturiser. You could scroll through the endless results on Google and still not sure which one is the [...]
Nature versus Nurture: Is it about how well we look after our skin, or is it down to our genetic inheritance?
NATURE VS NURTURE: IS IT ABOUT HOW WELL WE LOOK AFTER OUR SKIN, OR IS IT DOWN TO OUR GENETIC INHERITANCE? For centuries, people have drawn the line between Nature vs Nurture. In the nineteenth century, the English [...]
PALM OIL: IS YOUR SKINCARE KILLING ORANGUTANS? Is that bottle of shampoo on your bathroom shelf worth a life? The Palm oil story Let me tell you a story of a faraway place where the orangutans swing in [...]
It doesn’t just hold everything in. Unsplash/Lucaxx Freire THE SKIN IS A VERY IMPORTANT (AND OUR LARGEST) ORGAN: WHAT DOES IT DO? Our skin is a big deal – literally. It’s the largest organ in the body and [...]