ingredients

September 25, 2015

Palm oil / Palmitate

      Did you know cosmetics are endangering the Orangutan? Palm oil is in roughly 50% of all packaged goods. from cookies, peanut butter, and breakfast cereal to cleaning products, laundry detergent, lipstick, and body lotion. Are you wondering how […]
September 15, 2015

Younique mascara…

    I hear people raving about Younique Mascara saying how wonderful it is so I thought I would take a closer look… The Ingredient list can be found here on their website.  They claim this mascara increases average lash […]
September 11, 2015

Triclosan

Triclosan… is found in many personal care products, household cleaners & cosmetics.   It was invented to be used as a surgical scrub for medical professionals, not for putting on your face or brushing your teeth. “Studies have increasingly linked triclosan […]
September 9, 2015

Would You Eat Your Makeup?

Why would you put something on your skin that you wouldn’t eat? For example these are the ingredients in Clinique Even Better Makeup Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 6%, Zinc Oxide 3.5%, Titanium Dioxide 2.9% Water, Methyl Trimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, […]
August 25, 2015

Animal By-Products [part 2]

Are You Concerned About Animal By-Products in Your Cosmetics? Part II Maybe you are vegetarian or vegan or maybe you just don’t like the idea of putting animal by-products on your face or body… If this is you…these are some […]
August 3, 2015

Homemade goodies…

  Just for a change I thought I’d write about some ingredients that are natural, organic & good for you! Cacao butter, or theobroma oil, is a pale-yellow, edible vegetable fat extracted from the cocoa bean which is used to […]
May 15, 2015

Read the Label!

  There is a very simple way to differentiate between the hype and truth in skin care…read the ingredient list on the label. But do you know what it all means? This image shows the ingredients in Olay Total Effects […]