Potassium sorbate is a safe and effective preservative, though maybe not quite as natural as you may think.
The Society of Cosmetic Scientists organised a very interesting symposium on the subject of sustainability in cosmetics recently. Quite a lot of interesting stuff came up and I’ll be sorting out the juicy bits from my notes for you over the coming weeks. One of the speakers was Perry Romanowski of the Beauty Brains. He …
Carbomer gives cosmetic formulations texture and elegance.
An interesting question from NavT who does the Beauty Blogging Away blog. Does regular cleansing, toning, moisturising thin the skin? :/ it feels like it does, and a lot more sensitive, thanku Well it certainly can.
We all know what fat is. And we all know what alcohol is. But how about a fatty alcohol?
Xanthan is a great natural ingredient used to thicken cosmetics. But what has it got to do with lettuces?