It’s hard to believe that one year has already passed since Lisa and I launched Personal Care Truth last May 2010! We are absolutely thrilled that the public has responded so positively and taken great interest in learning about the current science backed truth behind the personal care industry and what is in the cosmetic products we use daily.
National Moment of Remembrance
Octocrylene has been evaluated by the FDA and is considered safe for use up to 10% in the forumla.
Post your questions in regards to sunscreen products.
As formulators of cosmetic products, we must ensure the products are safe for consumer use.
Crested auklet “essential oil” is composed primarily of octanal and (Z)-4-decenal, with smaller amounts of nine other known compounds, mostly other long-chain aldehydes.
Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE) has been at the center of preservative controversy for as long as I’ve been in the industry.
Carbomer was first launched in the nineteen fifties, rapidly became a huge hit and by the middle of the sixties no cosmetic lab would have been without a jar of the fluffy white powder.
Frankincense, also called olibanum is the gum resin tapped from Boswellia (Boswellia serrata mainly) trees found in Arabia, Africa and India.
Xanthan gum is now made by fermenting the bacteria with sugar and harvesting the resulting slime.