skin

September 13, 2015

Sunscreen Damage!

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 5, 2015

Allergic Reaction?

So What is an Allergic Reaction?     Irritated skin can be caused by a variety of factors. These include immune system disorders, medications & infections. When an allergen triggers an immune system response, then this is called an allergic […]
August 10, 2015

Hypoallergenic

    The term lacks a medical definition, but it is in common usage and found in most standard English dictionaries. In some countries, there are allergy interest groups that provide manufacturers with a certification procedure including tests that ensure […]
July 22, 2015

Stem Cell Research

            For me the jury is out regarding cloning sheep & I’ve got over the shock that aborted foetal cells have been used in moisturisers for years, but then I discovered women actually donate their […]
April 13, 2015

Skin – the Largest Organ of Your Body

  The skin of adults weighs around 8 lbs (3.6 kilograms) and measures 22 sq ft (2 sq m). Skin is our waterproof shield which insulates us & guards us against extremes of temperature & harmful chemicals. It also contains […]