Category Archives: "Toxic Talk and Labels"
Could Your Smartphone and Computer be Harming Your Skin?
We stare at them for hours every day: our smartphones and computers. What we don’t think about is the fact that they are staring back. Smartphones, tablets, and computers all emit light rays whenever they’re turned on. One of those light waves is blue light, and recent research suggests that this particular color may have
Do You Need to Buy Anti-Pollution Skin Care?
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
Why We Urge You to Say “No” to Petrolatum
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
One Reason You May Want to Avoid Swimming in the Ocean
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.