CV SKinlabs Blog

Setting the Standard for Safe Self-Care.

A blog for skin health, wellness, beauty and inspiration

Tag Archives: "harsh chemicals"

Make-up + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Come See Me at This Year’s New York Fashion Week Night of Green Beauty

Fashion Week in New York is one of the biggest beauty moments of the year. A semi-annual event held in February and September in New York City, it’s one of the four major fashion weeks held around the world, along with those in Paris, London, and Milan. The place to be to find the latest

Toxic Talk and Labels

Another Small Step- FDA Issues Ban on BPA in Infant-Formula Packaging

For years those of us concerned about reducing the toxic load we’re all carrying everyday have been pushing to get BPA out of our daily products. A chemical used to make plastics, BPA has been linked to breast cancer, prostate cancer, hormone disruption, developmental problems, neural and behavioral effects in infants and children, and more.

Eczema and Dermatitis + Skin, Lip and Body Care

Could Your Antiaging Cream Actually Cause Allergic Reactions? Two Potentially Dangerous Preservatives

According to reports by the Global Industry Analysts, the global anti-aging products market is expected to reach $291.9 billion by 2015, as more and more of us try to beat back aging by finding just the right combination of creams and serums to keep our skin looking young. If you’re not careful, however, that wrinkle

Toxic Talk and Labels

So-Called “Safe Levels” of 2 Toxic Chemicals Cause Cancer When Used Together

I’ve talked with you all before about how the beauty industry tries to tell us as long as they use only a very little bit of a potentially harmful chemical, they’re not doing anything wrong. After all, the logic goes, a little bit of salt gives great flavor, while too much can cause high blood