- March 1st, 2013
The question isn’t why cosmetic companies started putting vitamin E in their products—the question is why didn’t they before?Why cosmetics companies are turning to vitamin EBy Amy Vergin
- February 1st, 2013
Gluten has become a great concern for those with celiac disease. This autoimmune digestive disease interferes with an individual’s ability to digest food and absorb nutrients. Without a known cure, the only effective treatment is a gluten-free lifestyle.
- October 1st, 2012
Before you choose just any skin-care product off the shelf, it is important to know what ingredients the product contains. There are certain ingredients and chemicals that are harmful to skin, as well as long-term health. It is essential to be aware of these ingredients and avoid products that contain them.By January Olds
- April 1st, 2012
According to a new report, the Food and Drug Administration reveals that the use of lead in lipstick is worse than previously reported. The recent study found up to 7.19 parts per million of lead in most of the 400 lipsticks tested—more than twice the levels reported in a previous FDA study.
- March 1st, 2012
Stomach pains, digestive problems, and headaches are just a few symptoms of what most people would characterize as gluten intolerance. But, did you know that your skin, or even your hair, could be trying to tell you something about a possible food allergy, as well?You may be surprised that gluten can find its way into your body through your cosmetics.by Cara Lucas
- July 29th, 2011Your guide to finding products that are really natural, and which aren't.By Yael Grauer
- April 1st, 2010
The cluster of perfume bottles fanning across my vanity table represents a whole wardrobe of moods and treasured memories. As any fragrance lover can attest, a spritz of just the right scent at just the right moment provides unparalleled pleasure—precisely why I found synthetic perfumes so tough to quit cold turkey. But I did it.
Natural perfumes offer flawless fragrance without chemicals.By Jolene Hart
To save a few dollars (and to mix things up), I turn to my kitchen for inspiration for my beauty regimen. Here are some fun, natural, kitchen-based ingredients for beautifying on a budget:
- September 1st, 2009
Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but gold, silver, and other gems are her skin’s new go-to pal. Once reserved only for jewelry, precious metals and stones now appear in skin- and haircare products such as garnet exfoliants, 24-karat gold facials, and amethyst-infused scalp oils. These add a touch of luxury to your usual beauty routine and may even help delay signsPrecious metals and stones put sparkle in your skin.By Lindsey Galloway