Skin, Lip and Body Care

How to Care for the Skin’s Four Protective Barriers

Here at CV Skinlabs, we’ve talked a lot about the skin’s outer barrier—the outer layer of skin that protects us from germs and environmental assaults, and that helps keep moisture trapped within the skin where it does the most good. We’ve talked about keeping this outer barrier healthy and strong, and how things like sun

Skin, Lip and Body Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

5 Ways to Make Your Beauty Routine More Eco-Friendly

Earth Day is this Wednesday, April 22nd, so we wanted to talk a little bit about how you can make your beauty routine more eco-friendly. You may think there’s no way beauty and planet health can go together, but there are actually several ways they can. By making more conscious choices about what we buy,

Toxic Talk and Labels

Beware Internet Beauty Products—They Could Contain Toxic Mercury

You can find pretty much anything on the Internet these days, and beauty products are no exception. Unfortunately, there are some unsavory characters out there trying to make a quick buck by selling counterfeit and potentially dangerous products to consumers. Here’s how to protect yourself and your family. Tests Show Mercury Sometimes at Dangerously High

Nutrition + Skin, Lip and Body Care

5 Vitamin Deficiencies that Show Up On Your Skin

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a way to tell if you were short on a certain nutrient or two? You can always take a multivitamin, but then how do you know for sure if you’re getting enough vitamin C, for instance, or chromium? You can always ask your doctor for a blood test,