Spotlight On: Emu Oil

Emu Oil, Ingredients
Wink Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancer

Emu oil has been like a limited-edition Chanel bag in the past: You heard it was amazing, but you had no idea where to get it, and if you finally did find it, it was rather elusive or expensive. Thanks to the increasing popularity of skin care oils, emu oil is becoming increasingly common in skin Read more »

What are the Effects of Growth Factors in Skin Care?

Aging, Anti-aging, AQ Skin Solutions, Growth factors, Skin Care
AQ Skin Solutions Review

If there was a skin care ingredient I would stock up on in the next decade, it would be growth factors. Why? Well, in my opinion, skin cell stimulating growth factors are as close to a drug as it gets. Growth factors in skin care have been shown in peer-reviewed, independent studies to enhance wound healing following dermatological Read more »

Spotlight On: Skinasensyl® (and the Best Products with It!)

Bel Mondo Beauty, Ingredient Spotlight, Skin Care
belmondo1

Sensitive skin is a common complaint in skin care and cosmetics. In fact, as many as 40% of women state that they have the condition, though actual numbers reported by dermatologists vary (Dermatitis, 1997; British Journal of Dermatology, 2001). There are many ingredients out there designed to help soothe and treat sensitive skin, including: Green tea, Read more »

Magnesium: Spotlight Ingredient

Ingredient Spotlight, Skin Care
Nicki Snacks

When it comes to magnesium, most of us think it is solely a mineral of some sort. Some meaningless nutrient added to foods. As it turns out, magnesium is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It helps to maintain normal nerve and muscle function, supports a healthy immune system, keeps the heart beat Read more »

Your Best Face Hydrate B Concentrate Review

Dry Skin, Inositol, Leucidal, Niacinamide, Normal Skin, Normal-to-Dry Skin, Normal-to-Oily Skin, Sensitive Skin, Serums, Syn-Hycan, Your Best Face
Your Best Face Hydrate B

Sweater by Kensie (similar style).| Jeans by Express. When I was 19 years old, I got my first bottle of vitamin CE serum, Skinceuticals CE Ferulic. I remember three things about this very clearly: First, I had three little sunspots under my right eye, which disappeared within two months of my buying it. Secondly, I worked Read more »

Spotlight On: Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14

Ingredient Spotlight, Skin Care
Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14

I don’t know about you, but I really love peptides. Peptides have been demonstrated to have activity attributable to everything from skin-firming to wrinkle-fighting to skin-smoothing, and these benefits only increase as more research is done. Peptides perform many functions and it is commonly theorized that some peptides are signaling within the skin to elicit effects. Patented by Read more »