I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve got a little problem when it comes to grooming products. It’s just one of those perks of the job, plus being drastically outnumbered in the office I seem to be the first point of call when it comes to new male products, so who am I to [...]
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The most important step when it comes to healthy skin care is cleansing. My best beauty tip is to remove your make up every night, no excuses. Proper cleansing is the first step towards healthy skin, without the proper cleanser or cleansing process your skin builds up bacteria that then causes your pores to clogged [...]
I frequently get to sample new products for work, but I’m always a little wary of using skin care products that may irritate my sensitive, acne-prone skin. So to my relief and delight, I got to test out Somme Institute’s 5-step regimen, which is a streamlined, comprehensive system designed for all skin types for complexion [...]
We’ve had quite a few baby showers in our office this past year, so when our friends at Episencial responded to breaking news surrounding a boycott on Johnson & Johnson baby products, we felt the need to help them raise awareness on this very important issue. After all, it doesn’t just concern mothers and their [...]
by Liz W Being a self proclaimed product junkie, I’ve tried everything from the most advanced antiaging skin care to the best acne skin care, but those of you who are not as obsessed with beauty products, I’m sure it can be quite confusing to decipher between a cream and a serum, or an astringent [...]
One of the most important pieces of beauty advice to remember is to regularly shampoo your makeup brushes. Keeping your brushes clean is essential to a long, happy brush life. Plus, a clean brush provides better results than a dirty brush.
With all the skin care brands on the market today, it’s hard to know what works and what’s just hype. That’s why we love Dermalogica. They’re not about flattery, they’re about results. For 25 years they’ve been creating quality products at reasonable prices. Dermalogica grew out of skin care expert Jane Wurwand’s desire for products [...]
OK, I admit it. I succumbed to reality TV this week and watched the premiere of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, or as I like to call it, the Dry Shampoo Debacle. For those of you who have missed out on the Heidi (Montag) and Spencer Pratt madness, here’s a brief overview. Heidi [...]
Yoshiko Roth-Hidalgo, JUARA Founder Guest Blog Posting I take pretty good care of my skin and I definitely avoid the major common no-no’s that are detrimental to skin health: I don’t smoke, I don’t drink much alcohol, I don’t go in the sun, and I put on sunscreen every day. And yet, I [...]
Sodium lauryl sulfate (or SLS) is one of the most challenged ingredients in skin care products. Used in shampoo, soap, detergent, bubble bath and even toothpaste, it is able to thoroughly cleanse while providing a rich lather. However, it is also commonly used as a skin irritant in clinical testing. This begs the question – what is sodium lauryl sulfate, and is it safe to use?