What are the Differences Between Grape Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, and SD Alcohol 40?

Ingredients, Skin Care
What are the differences between grape alcohol, cetearyl alcohol, and SD alcohol 40 in Skincare?

Alcohol in skincare was to the 80’s what parabens are in the 2010’s: Controversial, used by cosmetic chemists and dermatologists, but avoided at all costs by much of the masses. I’m here to say alcohols are back, baby! And I’m not alone in touting the resurgence of alcohol. According to DERMADoctor dermatologist Dr. Audrey Kunin, M.D.:  Read more »

Do You Really Need an Overnight Sleeping Mask?: Avon ANEW Clinical Overnight Hydration Mask Review

Reviews, Skin Care

If you want to wake up with bright, moisturized skin, the Avon ANEW Clinical Overnight Hydration Mask claims to penetrate deeply into the skin’s surface layers to plump, smooth, and provide ultimate hydration. The formula, containing Shea Butter micro-beads acting as emollients, is designed to replenish the skin’s protective moisture layer, softening and smoothing the look of skin. Avon Read more »

Jojoba Company Redness Reducing Balm

Reviews, Skin Care
Jojoba Company Redness Reducing Balm

Cooling and calming, the Jojoba Company Redness Reducing Balm is designed to soothe inflamed skin and reduce redness.  Its light texture instantly moisturizes skin and absorbs quickly. The company claims Jojoba Company Redness Reducing Balm is ideal after waxing, cosmetic or laser surgery, as it is infused with hydrating jojoba, soothing antioxidant green tea, and restorative Read more »

The EOS Lip Balm Recall: My Opinion Behind the EOS Lip Balm Rash and EOS Lip Balm Reaction

Skin Care

According to various sources, EOS Lip Balm may cause a rash and allergic reaction. In fact, one woman is filing a class-action lawsuit against the brand with claims that the lip salve gave her a serious skin reaction. The plaintiff, Rachael Cronin, said that she bought an EOS lip balm from Target, applied it, and felt her lips become even Read more »

Foreo Luna Review

Reviews, Skin Care
Foreo Luna

The Foreo Luna Cleansing Brush promises to deliver more radiant skin within just 3 days. The Foreo Luna Cleansing Brush delivers facial-cleansing and anti-aging, with T-sonic technology delivering up to 8,000 pulsations per minute, clinically proven to remove 99.5 percent of dirt and oil, and 98.5 percent of makeup residue. The brush also has an “anti-aging mode,” which delivers Read more »