Category Archives: Ingredients

vitamin c for the face

Vitamin c serum for the face

Have you been noticing dark spots on your face especially when you spend more time outside or post acne?  If you answered yes, keep reading because in this post I’m going to share the solution to this problem.  Vitamin C serums are a great addition  to your skincare routine especially if you have hyperpigmentation.   With […]

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Collagen for the skin – The definitive guide

In this article I’m going to share the major benefits of collagen for the skin and the science behind them. By the end you’ll have all the info you need to understand why , if , and how to supplement collagen. COLLAGEN FOR THE SKIN: INTRO WHAT FOODS CONTAIN COLLAGEN? Foods naturally rich in collagen […]

Nivea Cream review

Should you use Nivea Cream on the face? Nivea Cream vs La Mer: what are the differences?

People are googling whether there are side effects on using Nivea cream on the face! Come on, why would that be a problem? Nivea is just a cream. You can apply creams on all areas of your body. This got me thinking on how powerful marketing messages are. A few days ago as I was taking […]

Hyaluronic acid: the benefits in skincare.

This post will make clarity on the benefits of hyaluronic acid for the skin and help you understand what kind you should be buying. If you like to research ingredients and facts before making a purchase, you’re probably facing an overwhelming number of information. What I do when I feel overwhelmed?  Absolutely nothing.  I don’t […]

coconut oil sunscreen

Coconut Oil as sunscreen: myth or reality?

Coconut Oil as sunscreen: myth or reality? As I was surfing the web, I found many blogs suggesting using pure and plain coconut oil as sunscreen. I was very surprised; you see, I still remember my grandma applying oil to get more tanned, not the opposite. I also remember that once, after applying carrot seed […]

Dimethicone in liquid lipstick

[Cosmetic Ingredients] What is dimethicone?

[content_container max_width=’700′ align=’left’]In this post, I’ll answer to “what is dimethicone” and “what is dimethicone used for?” I’ll also cover some possible alternatives if you don’t want to use silicone in your products. Let’s start! Recently, I’ve been discussing a face serum formulation with one of my clients. He is the co-founder of a natural […]
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