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4 May

Clean Beauty

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Not so long ago, natural skincare was relatively unknown and definitely found collecting dust on the back shelf in health food store! Today, we have come a long way in a fairly short amount of time, as we are more savvy about what’s in the creams and lotions we apply to our skin.

Speaking of which, let’s address the boring (but important) science to all of this: Clean beauty can be summed up as products that are free of known carcinogens, endocrine blockers or elements harmful to reproductive health. There, with that out of the way, if detoxing your beauty routine is something you would like to try, here is where to start—and why—along with a list of some of our all-time favourite clean beauty.

26 Apr

Why You Need VitaminB3 In Your Skincare

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There are a lot of serum formulations on the market today that promise to fill in your lines and wrinkles. Some of course, better than others. Mostly, they do this by adding silicones to the serum. Silicone is often referred to on ingredient lists as Dimethicone. Lets be clear, Dimethicone is perfectly safe as an ingredient, in fact, I quite like it, as it gives your serum its silkiness, helping suspend other active ingredients in the product until released into your skin upon application. Dimethicone will also smooth and fill the surface of your skin making it appear less lined. Great!! I’m all for it!

But, here’s the thing. I prefer my serums to include other ingredients that do more than smooth and plump; I want my serums to contain meaningful active ingredients with the potential to change my skin for the better. Enter Vitamin B3.