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Are chemicals in beauty products making us ill?

Anyone who has ever glanced at a lotion or shampoo bottle has probably noticed a mystifying array of multi-syllabic chemicals. We assume they’re safe enough to put on our bodies – but how much do we really know about the products we apply on each day? The US cosmetics and personal care industry – everything from makeup to shampoo, lotion and sunscreen – is largely self-regulated. Since it first came under FDA purview in the 1930s, the industry has had only nine chemicals banned from use. More than 12,000 chemicals are approved for use today. American women use an average...

To Tone or Not To Tone.

Cindy Mam

Tags cleansing, skincare, toner

 Majority of the people must know the Korean Skincare routine where it includes a 10 step process and one of the process is using a toner. So what is a toner? According to Allure Magazine, toner is a "fast-penetrating liquid that delivers skin a quick hit of hydration and helps remove some dead cells off the surface of the skin." In this case, toners will lead your skin dewy and plump. So when should you use toner?  We recommend using a toner both day and night and use it after cleansing. Toners are perfect to get rid of any dirt and...