Product Review: Skin Actives Antioxidant Serum

Skin Care, Skin Care Advice, Skin Care Product Reviews

Skin Actives Antioxidant Serum ($13.25-90) promises to protect skin from the harmful oxidative damage that comes with the environment — UV-rays, pollution, and more can all have harmful effects on skin. And not only do antioxidants help mitigate that damage, they also help to boost UV protection in sunscreen (Acta Dermato-venereologica). I couldn’t wait to try Read more »

How Do You Like Our New Look? Tell Us and Enter to Win FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5!

Contests, Retinol, Skin Care, Uncategorized

This giveaway is now closed!  Thanks to all who entered! We just debuted our new look!  What do you think?  Honest opinions, please! Just for telling us, we’ll enter you to win a full-size FutureDerm Time-Release Retinol 0.5.  And if you’ve already bought one, we’ll not only throw in a bottle, but we’ll also give Read more »

Spotlight On: Emulsifiers and Thickeners


Emulsifiers, also known as stabilizers, are ingredients that allow two immiscible ingredients to coexist and have a unified distribution in a product. Essentially, an emulsifier is something would allow combinations like oil and water to both be in a product, without having that product separate (Minister of National Health). A thickener is an ingredient that Read more »