by Robert Tisserand Question: Antioxidant, anti-acne, antiaging, antimutagenic, anti-inflammatory – what do these properties have in common in regard to the skin? Answer: All of them require transdermal absorption, because they are effects that take place either within the epidermis or dermis. Essential oils such as lavender, coriander and rose demonstrate some of these effects, [...]
Biomimetic peptides sound scary and complex but they need not be and with a little bit of science know-how paired with close observation of nature some amazing things are indeed possible.
While there are literally thousands of different types of cosmetic products, there are actually only 10 different types of cosmetic formulas.
Emulsions are one of the most common forms of cosmetic products. You find them in skin lotions, make-up, and even hair products
Further information by a contributor to Personal Care Truth that suggests there may be another source of this internet rumor “skin absorbs 60% of everything we put on it”.
Calendula (Calendula officinalis), the pot marigold, is a great herb for skin care, and has perhaps the longest history of use of any herb in skin care.
Recently, white tea tincture (extract) was listed as a “must have” ingredients in the anti aging and anti acne products on the market along with rooibos tea extract.
Combined Activation of Methyl Paraben by Light Irradiation and Esterase Metabolism toward Oxidative DNA Damage.
This article will address the points raised over the effects of parabens on “SULT” activity.
The cool weather of fall and winter can be rough on your skin. Even though around the country the climates vary, the problems our skin experiences are similar.