The truth about silicones

Silicones are a tricky topic. They are widely used in cosmetics, and you will find ‘cones on many a cosmetic label, both in high-end and drugstore products. However, you will also have likely seen an increasing number of products advertised as ‘free of silicones’. Does that mean that silicones are harmful and should be avoided?

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Why sunscreen is a must for dark skin

Are you under the impression that, thanks to your skin tone, you don’t really need to wear sunscreen? We hate to be the bearers of bad news but the evidence is clear: damaging UV rays can penetrate all skin types and tones. The biggest misconceptions Unfortunately, we have been conditioned to believe that this is

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