Category Archives: "Toxic Talk and Labels"
In case you haven’t heard, the latest trend in skincare is anti-pollution care. But is pollution something we have to worry about when it comes to skincare? We explore that question in this post. Does Pollution Harm Skin? You know that breathing in pollutants can harm your lungs. Recent research has shown that regular exposure
Here at CV Skinlabs, we’ve often talked about avoiding mineral oil and other petrolatum-based products in skin care products. But we’ve noticed that many over-the-counter skin care products—even some advertised as being “natural” and good for your skin—still contain these ingredients. Maybe your grandmother swears by her Vaseline jelly (which is petroleum jelly), or you
If you live by the ocean or you’re planning to spend some vacation time near one this summer, you may be tempted to go swimming in those wild waters. A recent study, however, suggests you should use caution. First, A Recap on the Skin’s Microbiome We talked about the skin’s microbiome in a previous post.
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