Types of Alcohol That Are Good for Skin

Types of Alcohol That Are Good for Skin

If you have been religiously following all the skincare routine from Hollywood artists to Korean latest beauty products, yet not getting the porcelain, flawless skin that you wish, then maybe it is time for you to check the ingredients labels of your favourite...
Lead – You Don’t Want this in Your Life

Lead – You Don’t Want this in Your Life

Imagine having dinner of your favourite dishes at a restaurant, it’s a dish that you’ve been craving for a long time. Picture finding a strand of hair (that is clearly not yours) on your plate, mangled inside. We think this would ruin your whole mood and...
Oxybenzone: To Sunscreen or Not

Oxybenzone: To Sunscreen or Not

Oxybenzone also known as Benzophenone-3 or BP3 is an organic compound that is actively used in formulation of sunscreens and some makeup foundations with an SPF. It works by absorbing the UV radiation, turn it into heat, and then released from the skin. However, this...
Shea Butter vs Cocoa Butter

Shea Butter vs Cocoa Butter

Shea Butter Vs Cocoa Butter: What’s the difference? Have you ever wondered what the differences are between shea butter and cocoa butter? How to choose between these two when it comes to formulating your own products or which one to use to moisturise your body? In...
If you have not heard of DIOXIN, you should!

If you have not heard of DIOXIN, you should!

Have you heard of Dioxin? It is earmarked as the No. 1 human carcinogen, a substance that causes cancer in the living tissue. Dioxin is a group of toxic chemical compounds that share certain chemical structures and biological characteristics. They are made up of...

Top 10 Food Beneficial for Your Skin!

Ever come across pictures of your grandmother, mother or aunts back in the 40s or 60s? Back when they were young? What was the one thing that you noticed about them other than the pretty vintage dresses they wore? For me, it was the condition of their skin. They...
Cancer Causing Formaldehyde in Our Daily Lives

Cancer Causing Formaldehyde in Our Daily Lives

You might have seen formaldehyde at the back of your cosmetics or personal care label ingredients, but never make out what is it actually. Is it one of those scientific name for natural ingredients or it is just one of those synthetic chemical compositions in the...
Toxic Tuesday: Titanium dioxide – is it safe for us?

Toxic Tuesday: Titanium dioxide – is it safe for us?

We have seen titanium dioxide in most of our cosmetics and is it safe for us? Titanium dioxide is an active ingredient that can be found in sunscreen, it can also be found in cosmetic powders such as loose powder, pressed powder, eyeshadows, and blushes. It is a fine...