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Toxic Talk and Labels

Is Vaping Better for Your Skin than Traditional Smoking?

  Smoking regular cigarettes is terrible for your skin. Tobacco smoke creates volatile free radicals that damage elastic fibers, leading to wrinkles and premature aging. It narrows the blood vessels, reducing blood supply to the skin, and degrades collagen, attacking the structure of the skin and leading to sagging and bagging. Smoking regular cigarettes also

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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

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Sunscreen Ingredients Absorbed More than We Thought: Should You Be Worried?

According to dermatologists, the sun is enemy number one when it comes to the skin’s health and appearance. Sunscreen helps, but recent research has shown that some of the ingredients in sunscreen aren’t as safe as we’d like them to be. Here at CV Skinlabs, we’ve always recommended that you stick with zinc oxide when