What does zinc oxide do? More like what doesn’t it do! Find out more about this odorless, fluffy white powder and how it’s used in skin care products.
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Yogurt has long been a staple in your morning meals, after-school snacks and midnight binges. But did you know that it can satisfy your skin’s hungry appetite, too?
Ximenia Americana Oil may sound exotic, but it’s more common than you think. Find out where this skin care ingredient is found and what it does.
Do you know your undertone? Embracing the true identity of your skin’s undertone can help you make important decisions about purchasing shades of cosmetics and clothing that bring out the best hues in your skin.
The T-Zone is an area where we are typically most prone to blackheads, clogged or enlarged pores, whiteheads, redness, sensitivity and irritation. Find out how you can deal with the nasty effects caused in this trouble zone.
Did one gossipy email give sulfates a bad reputation? Learn what Sodium Lauryl Sulfates do for your shampoos, what the world’s leading cosmetics safety associations say about them and decide for yourself if they’re worth avoiding.
An apple a day should keep the wrinkles at bay — or at least the naturally-occurring flavonoids found in apples may help in your anti-aging quest. In this week’s Glam Glossary, we explore quercetin, the antioxidant found in many anti-aging treatments.
Considered the ultimate “P word” by many insiders, parabens have one of the worst reputations in the cosmetics and skin care industry. But do they truly deserve that bad rep?