Ingredient Label Ingrates: What to Avoid & Why

You’ve probably seen little notices on skincare boxes touting their lack of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, blah blah blah. But what does that all mean? Not all companies put their claims on their packaging, but they do always put their ingredients list. Here’s how you can read an ingredients list and know what to avoid. Sulfates: Sulfates (or sulphates if you’re English) are elements in skin … Continue reading Ingredient Label Ingrates: What to Avoid & Why

A Complete Guide to A Complete Skincare Regimen (All Steps not Required!)

Skincare Routine 1) Double Cleanse: First Cleanse You might be thinking, wait, first? I have to cleanse more than once? Frankly, yes. Yes you do. This is the concept of Double Cleansing, which you may or may not have heard of. Double cleansing is a way of cleansing your face twice to ensure that all dirt, oil, and makeup have been removed. It’s not just … Continue reading A Complete Guide to A Complete Skincare Regimen (All Steps not Required!)

The Good, The Bad, and The Neutral: Alcohols in Beauty Products

Consumers are becoming more educated about what’s in their products. They’re looking for products that claim to be oil-free, paraben-free, sulfate free etc. One of the big ingredients we’re told to steer clear from are alcohols. But are all alcohols really bad? You may have read tips in beauty magazines or on beauty blogs to occasionally rinse your hair with a heavy beer, like Guinness. … Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and The Neutral: Alcohols in Beauty Products