Anti-wrinkle: Alpha Lipoic Acid

skincare-ingredients

Prelude: I've created a new category labelled as Ingredients101 with the objective to put up brief notes on skin care ingredients that I've learnt about. The objective is really to help myself remember them. You see, even though I try to read a bit more about skin care ingredients, I find I usually ...

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Safety guide to skin care products

While running through EWG's Skin Deep Cosmetic Safety Database for updates, I noticed that they've put up an ingredient guide for children's products which highlights 20 common ingredients of concern.  Some of these information are actually useful for us to know as many of our skin care products do ...

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Avoid nano-based beauty products

Just the other day I was looking at a sunblock with interest because the name contains the word nano.  I was actually quite keen to get it but thank goodness I didn't, especially now that I've read why we should avoid nano-sunscreens from Friends of the Earth.    Some manufacturers are adding ...

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Use safer beauty products

Do you know anything about the ingredients used in your personal health care and beauty products?  Do you care to know that some of the beauty products which you're using are not really safe health wise?  Personally, I try not to be too paranoid about the products I use but I still like to know ...

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