The Importance Of All Year Round Sun Protection

With Fall here and winter approaching your first impulse might be to ease up on your sun protection. Don’t. Sun safety and protecting your skin against UV damage is a year-round commitment. According to Bruce E. Katz, the director of JUVA Skin & Laser Center in New York, “The sun’s harmful rays are just as […]

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Cruelty Free Skincare Is Catching On

cruelty free skincare is catching on

Why is cruelty-free skincare catching on? Compassion for animals is one of our guiding principles, and we’ happy to see that support for cruelty-free skincare and cosmetics is growing in the U.S. and elsewhere. So much so, in fact, that some companies have changed who they do business with to demonstrate their support for cruelty-free […]

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Bottle or Jar? The Best Containers for Skincare Products

Bottle or Jar? You may have asked yourself why companies use a bottle or a jar for a particular skincare product. Does it really matter? The truth is that not all containers are created equal when it comes to particular formulations. Factors that affect the type of container used are: Oil vs water based formula […]

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Which Cleanser Is Right For My Skin Type?

which cleanser right skin type

Which Cleanser Is Right For My Skin Type? There are three basic types of cleanser – 1)soaps; 2) surfactant (or detergent) cleansers; and 3) soap-free (or oil) cleansers. It may be difficult to know which cleanser is right for your skin type, with all of the choices available. Below are the basic differences to help […]

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