Spotlight On: Astaxanthin

Skin Care

Astaxanthin is a red carotenoid that occurs in plants, algae, and seafood. It’s the pigment that gives salmon and flamingos their pinkish hue (Trends in Biotechnology). It protects the skin and eyes of these animals from the harmful irradiation of the sun — so what does it do for people? Astaxanthin as an antioxidant Astaxanthan has Read more »

Product Review: Smashbox Limitless 15-Hour Wear Cream Eyeshadow


It’s true:  I’m eyeshadow-married to bareMinerals eyeshadow; I almost can’t look at another without feeling a bit guilty.  But when I recently came across Smashbox Limitless 15-Hour Wear Cream Eyeshadow ($14.98,; $19.00 retail), I was enticed to stray a little.  The formula boasts 15-hour wear in a creamy, buildable formula, with shades ranging from Read more »