• Scientific Skincare - Best Hydrating Products For Acne Prone Skin
    Skincare,  Acne,  Product Reviews

    5 Of The Best Hydrating Products For Acne Prone Skin.

    Do you have skin that feels tight and dry even though there is an excess of oil? If your answer is yes, then you may have dehydrated skin! Fear not! Here are the 5 best hydrating products for acne prone skin. Dehydrated skin is, basically, skin that lacks enough water to function optimally. In acne-prone skin, it is most commonly caused by harsh medications, excessive facial washing, and surfactant containing cleansers. Skin hydration is controlled by the outer most layer of the skin – the stratum corneum. The stratum corneum serves a vital role in skin health as it maintains the barrier function of the skin by keeping water in…

  • Scientific Skincare - Oxybenzone and Octinoxate Free Sunscreens
    Skincare,  Anti-Aging,  Product Reviews

    21 Oxybenzone and Octinoxate Free Sunscreens

    Are you looking for oxybenzone and octinoxate free sunscreens? You probably are if you read our previous article. If you haven't read it (it's a long one), let's get you up to speed... Sunscreen is universally considered essential for skin health as it can help protect against skin cancer and prevent premature aging. However, some sunscreen ingredients have come under scrutiny for some undesirable side-effects. Two particular ingredients that have caused debate among scientists and regulatory bodies are Oxybenzone and Octinoxate. In fact, the sale and distribution of sunscreens containing oxybenzone and/or octinoxate will be banned in Hawaii as of January 2021 in order to prevent the bleaching of coral reefs and…