Product Review | Curie Deodorant (as seen on Shark Tank)

Curie Deodorant is a newer 'natural' deodorant. The full ingredient list for the Unscented DO is: Coconut OilArrowroot PowderBeeswaxBaking SodaCorn StarchCocoa ButterTriethyl CitrateSunflower Seed WaxSunflower Seed OilElderberry ExtractCucumber ExtractChamomile Flower ExtractAloe VeraSage OilVitamin ESodium Caproyl/Lauroyl Lactylate My full time job is in the realm of pesticide applications. In my training and education of applicators and [...]

Ingredient Review: Niacinamide

This post was conceived after a post by @Chemist.Confessions, and I'm totally writing it while we work out technical difficulties during a 2-hour webinar that typically lasts an hour. If you haven't followed Chemist.Confessions on IG they're a great resource on formulations and they compare products based on their ingredients list (or IL as it's [...]

Maternal depression and atopic dermatitis in children linked — Skin Care News — ScienceDaily

A recent study suggests that maternal depression in the postpartum period, and even beyond, is associated with the development of atopic dermatitis throughout childhood and adolescence.Maternal depression and atopic dermatitis in children linked — Skin Care News -- ScienceDaily I swear, sometimes I think Google and life in general has started to track my every movement. [...]

Is it time to put up the hyaluronic acid?

Is it time to put up the hyaluronic acid?

Now that winter in is full swing, the temperatures are starting to get colder, and with that the air moisture is leaving. So is it time to put the HA in the drawer or not? HA works by pulling in moisture towards it thus keeping your skin moisturized and plump. It works the same way [...]

Review: Dior One Essential Skin Boosting Serum

The use of plant extracts, especially among luxury brands, is a mainstay within the skincare industry. Products that are marketed as anti-pollution are on the rise at all levels, drugstore to luxury. Anything that says anti-pollution is going to have to contain antioxidants and they don't have to be super powerful either just something fairly [...]

Konjac Sponges

I'm curious how many people have used konjac sponges in general. As we start heading into winter and sensitive skinned individuals wanting to exfoliate or natural skin care. It's also vegan. A konjac corm. These corms are very high in glucomannan and great for dieters. For those who don't know, Konjac is an edible root. [...]