March 31, 2012

The History of Oil

Some call it liquid gold. I happen to think this is an accurate description. Facial oils have made my list of best discoveries in 2012, and the year is still in it's infancy. But it gets a bad rap in some circles. So why the disagreement?

March 26, 2012

Acure Energizing Body Lotion Review

I've been a swimmer my entire life. You know what chlorine does to your skin? Well, let's just say that after swim practice slathering on boatloads of lotion was a ritual.

March 16, 2012

Sejaa Pure Skincare by Gisele Bündchen

Celebrities seem to be cross training quite a bit as of late. They're starting clothing lines, designing signature fragrances, endorsing pills, and even creating their own organic skin care lines. Model Miranda Kerr launched the natural skincare brand Kora Organics, which was recently certified organic by Ecocert. And now Gisele Bündchen has stepped up, founding Sejaa Pure Skincare.

March 9, 2012

Brazilian Blowout Reaches Settlement Agreement

It looks like this saga, which has been going on since 2009, may be over. GIB, the manufacturer that produces the Brazilian Blowout has agreed to pay $4.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit. In 2011, the FDA issued a warning letter to GIB regarding health complaints and mislabeling of the product. While GIB labelled the product "formaldehyde free," it actually emitted about 9% formaldehyde.