Some advice on how to become a cosmetic scientist
Colin solves your problems.
Is it safe to use cosmetics that are 15 years old?
A reader has a problem with milia – persistant small white spots on the skin.
Today’s problem comes from everyone’s favourite British beauty blogger, BritishBeautyBlogger, from whom I have learned a great deal so it is nice to pay a little back. Hi Colin.. okay.. I have been using a liquid magnesium complex in my bath which says that you can absorb it through the skin. Can all vitamins be …
Stretch marks. I am covered in them, some from growing, others from weight gain and loss. I have them on my thighs, my behind, my lower back, my chest, my stomach, my arms and shoulders….ugh. UGH. They are gross. I know where they come from and I know how they form but how on gods …
Thanks for an interesting question from Mike I have extremely sensitive skin below my eybrows. The skin appears to be very sensitive to sun/wind/perspiration. I am a keen cyclist so am very prone. I wear wrap around sunglasses but his does not help. Using various creams seems to aggrivate the sorness. My daughter has suggested …
I got an anonymous question via Formspring. Colin, I’d love to hear your take on the dangers (if any) of silicones in skin and hair products. Dimithecone, cyclomethicone and phenyl trimithecone have particular interest.
A reader has been advised by her doctor to use products for sensitive skin following an episode of folliculitis under the arm. What should she look out for, she asks.