What is the Difference Between “Natural,” “Organic,” and Other Terms Used in Beauty Products

More than half of U.S. women say it is important their skin care products are all natural. The exact meaning of “natural” remains unclear. What does it mean to be natural? How does this compare to being organic? Natural Natural is the least regulated and defined term, while organic has strict criteria that need to … More What is the Difference Between “Natural,” “Organic,” and Other Terms Used in Beauty Products

Sunshine or Popping Pills? Which One Gives You the Most Vitamin D

  For most of us, the sun is the primary means of getting our daily required dose of Vitamin D3. Exactly how much sun we need to produce enough vitamin D depends on many factors. The vitamin D that we obtain from our diet is initially inactive; it must travel through our circulatory system to … More Sunshine or Popping Pills? Which One Gives You the Most Vitamin D

Alcohol in Skin Care – Why Some Are Essential for Good Skin

There are a variety of alcohols available, and they are used for many things from skin care to perfume to food. Since each type is unique, it can be helpful to know a bit about the main ones. Cetearyl / Cetyl Stearyl / Cetyl Alcohol is considered a fatty alcohol. Fatty alcohols are used to … More Alcohol in Skin Care – Why Some Are Essential for Good Skin