Tag Archives: Shaving

Allantoin – A Natural Skin Smoother

 

Allantoin was in the news a couple of years back when some researchers made the rather astonishing discovery that it prolonged the life of some species of worm.  This is the sort of thing that gets journalists excited and articles duly appeared.  Whether or not this means we can extend our lives by taking it in pills is a bit outside my area of expertise, so I’ll pass on that one.  But it did make my ears prick up because this is an ingredient I have been using since I first started formulating cosmetics over 30 years ago.  It is one of the more useful things in the cosmetic chemist’s toolkit. Continue reading

King of Shaves Azor 5 Review

I moved house a few weeks ago.  Moving is a good opportunity to change habits and I have thought for a while I ought to improve my personal grooming skills.  So I dumped all my products and personal care technology and I am now looking at replacing them all with new and better ones.  So lets start at the beginning.  Despite sporting a beard, I still need a razor.  So I spent some time in my local supermarket looking at the offerings. Continue reading