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Skin, Lip and Body Care

What is “Inflammaging” and How Can It Harm Your Skin?

Have you heard of the term “inflammaging?” It’s a new buzzword in the beauty industry and refers to chronic, low-grade inflammation that is associated with age-related changes in the body’s tissues—including the skin. Though inflammaging affects the entire body, we wanted to explain in particular how it affects the skin, and what you can do

Eczema and Dermatitis + Psoriasis

4 Signs You Have Skin Allergies

Skin allergies are on the rise, particularly in children. In a 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), researchers found that 11.6 percent of children under the age of 18 suffered from skin allergies. And though many skin allergies go away as kids grow up, not all of them do. If you find that your skin

Skin, Lip and Body Care + Toxic Talk and Labels

Sunscreen Warning: Chemical Ingredients Absorbed More Than We Thought

If you’ve ever doubted that what you put on your skin can be absorbed into your bloodstream, here’s more evidence for you. According to a recent study published in the journal JAMA Network, ingredients from sunscreen products are absorbed by the skin at higher levels than those currently allowed by federal safety regulations. What does

Skin, Lip and Body Care

What Bakuchiol—the Retinol Alternative—Can Do for Your Skin

If you want to delay the appearance of aging, you reach for retinol (or retinoids), right? It is the leading anti-aging ingredient out there, after all, with many scientific studies supporting its effectiveness, and most dermatologists recommending it. Benefits of retinal and its derivatives include the following: Boosts collagen production Reduces fine lines and wrinkles