I have written before that I don’t see any need for animal tests on cosmetic products. This isn’t really a moral thing. I think we know enough about the way things work already. All animal tests tell you is what happens in other species. This just complicates the issue. And it isn’t as if cosmetics …
I have just watched a really interesting programme. It had claimed that it was going to radically alter what we have believed for decades about exercising. In fact, 3 minutes exercise a week is enough to achieve significant health benefits. A strong claim, I had to give it a watch.
Some advice on how to become a cosmetic scientist
My rant about No More Dirty Looks, a blog I particularly dislike.
One of the most commmented on blog posts I have done recently was the one on the preservative combination of methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone. But I was surprised by the number of people who have written in to talk about their experiences.
With stories in the last couple of weeks including scares about lead, cadmium, arsenic and today cobalt, I have decided to set up a bingo card comprising the Periodic Table. The rules are simple. When there is a scare story you just cross off the element involved. Fabulous prizes for a full group or a …
Is it safe to use cosmetics that are 15 years old?
Ali from the the Joie de Vivre blog (http://jdvbeautyhall.blogspot.com/) asked for my opinion of products based on gem elixirs, one range of which is being promoted rather effectively in the UK at the moment. I have to congratulate whichever PR firm they are using because they have done a good job of getting the story …
Despite frequent scare stories, lipstick will not do you any harm even if you eat large quantities of it.
A reader has a problem with milia – persistant small white spots on the skin.