Sustainable Skincare | Options to Reduce Plastic Waste

Sustainable skincare packaging is one of the most important issues of our time, especially for those of us who love trying new beauty products. One of the largest threats facing the planet right now is climate change. The sale of single-use plastic products largely affects the trajectory of this issue. We may think our skincare products are recyclable, but the reality is that the cosmetics industry is one of the leaders of non-recyclable plastic waste.
Using beauty products doesn’t mean we have to contribute to the current plastic waste issue. There are beauty-specific recycling programs, creative ways to upcycle and reuse packaging, and product refill options available to help us reduce our contribution to this issue. We can still try all the products we want to while learning about each brand and reducing our impact on the environment. Read More …

Two Reasons You Should Double Cleansing

Double cleansing is the process of using a two-step face cleansing system in your routine to remove products and impurities more effectively. It’s important to know what the best double cleansing options are for your skin and how they affect your skin and the Earth. Makeup wipes can be a convenient option as the first step in your double cleansing routine, but there are healthier options for your skin and the planet. Read More …

Reducing Transepidermal Water Loss | How to Heal Your Moisture Barrier

by Nichole Fazekas In colder times of the year, it can be difficult to maintain your skin’s natural moisture. Especially in winter, your skin is more vulnerable to transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and a damaged moisture barrier. You will learn why it is important to know what TEWL is and how you can prevent it.  This article explains how transepidermal water loss works, how you can maintain your moisture barrier. What is Transepidermal Water Loss Read More …