The use of anti-aging creams has grown in popularity among those who want to preserve their youthful skin and mask their aging symptoms. While many of these products feature healthy and secure ingredients, there is a worrying problem

In the last few years, several skincare trends were gaining popularity. However, it’s important to note that trends can change quickly in the beauty industry, so it’s always a good idea to stay updated with the latest information.

Vitiligo is a chronic skin condition that affects millions of people each year, approximately 1% of the global population. It is characterized by the loss of melanin, the brown-black pigment (Eumelanin) that is produced by melanocytes in the

The Dark Side of Self Tanner Sunless tanning agents have been popular since the 1950s and are only growing in popularity as the dangers surrounding natural tanning come to light. Used to maintain that “sun kissed glow” year-round,

Hair to Dye for: Hair Dye Safety Studies & Regulation Overview  Hair dye has been a popular beauty product for decades, with many people using it to change their hair color for fashion or personal preference. However, with

What are antioxidants? The most basic definition of antioxidants is a molecule intended to convert free radicals, also called reactive oxygen species (ROS), into less reactive molecules. To do this, they donate electrons to these unstable molecules, which

Health risks and environmental impact due to the use of sunscreens.     Human exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) continues to be a major public health concern with skin cancer cases increasing annually. Aside from sun avoidance, the

Hydroquinone: Gold standard no more? Skin lightening and the associated active ingredients, have long been a contentious topic of discussion. The cosmetic process of skin lightening has caused an outcry from advocates that rightfully oppose colorism. However, the

Shaking up the Sunscreen Industry Over the past couple decades, the scope and magnitude of sunscreen regulation has expanded significantly under the FDA. Beginning with the original OTC sunscreen monograph drafted by the FDA in 1978, there have

Sunscreen: A History and Overview When you think of sunscreen, maybe you think of a fresh coconut smell, taking you back to the local swimming pool as a kid, popsicle in hand. Or maybe you become nostalgic as