Why We Avoid Beeswax and Honey

Why We Avoid Beeswax and Honey There are a number of reasons why we avoid beeswax and honey – both in our skincare products and in our diet. Many of us grew up putting honey on our pancakes and burning hand-rolled beeswax candles. We may even have tasted a real honeycomb. But times have changed. Read More

Are All Bar Soaps The Same?

Are All Bar Soaps The Same? You may have asked yourself this question for a number of reasons. Perhaps you’re a new parent and you’re curious about ingredients. Or perhaps you have sensitive skin and you’d like to know if one soap is better than the other. No matter what the reason, the answer is Read More

Pros and Cons of Silicones in Skincare and Haircare

Why Silicones in Skincare and Haircare? You may have noticed that many different silicones can be found in skincare and haircare products today. There are a number of reasons why formulators – and customers – like products containing silicone. With many names, some ending in “oxane”, they are in cosmetics, as well. There are also Read More

New Year’s Resolutions Worth Making

Another New Year’s Eve has come and gone. It’s only human for us to see the new year as an opportunity to shed bad habits and learn new ones. More often than not, we are invariably disappointed as we see our resolutions fade after just a few weeks. We chastise ourselves for not having more Read More