Lead in makeup. Can cosmetics manufacturers avoid it?

The short answer is NO. The long answer is more complicated than that. As manufacturers and formulators of cosmetic products, we completely depend on the ingredients other manufacturers make, synthesize or formulate. Although we have an incredibly large array of suitable and highly effective ingredients to use and trillions of combinations based on science and…

How to calm yourself, according to life coaching principles

Unfortunately, sources of stress are all around us, and more often than not, they find their way to trouble our minds and consequently, our physical health. Everyone can take certain amount of stress and manage their life around it, but when it comes a time that you simply feel tired, in a way that sleep…

Denatured Alcohol – what is it and why is it used in cosmetics.

What is Denatured Alcohol? Denatured alcohol, also called methylated spirits or denatured rectified spirit, is ethanol or isopropyl alcohols that have additives to make them poisonous, bad tasting, foul smelling or nauseating, to discourage recreational consumption. Denatured alcohol is used as a solvent and as fuel for alcohol burners and camping stoves. Because of the…

Can we please stop saying detox?

Detox or detoxifying has no meaning in food much less in cosmetics or anywhere else but in medicine, so can we stop with the fad?! It’s a gimmick, a marketing crotch very much in fashion in the new era of holistic nonsense. I know, I know! You’ve heard us use the D word before, we’re…