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Homemade Cosmetics and Preservation



I got into a minor Twitter spattette the other night about homemade cosmetic preservation. Jessica of http://www.outinapout.blogspot.co.uk/¬†asked me if it was okay to mix a liquid foundation, a chapstick and some cornflour to make a serum to go around the eyes. I mulled it over for a bit, and said that it should be okay if she used it fairly quickly. She’d also asked the world’s coolest cosmetic chemist, Kelly Dobos. Kelly was a bit more cautious than me and thought it was a bad idea. Continue reading