Category Archives for "Skin Care"

Our Ultimate Guide to Skin Care: What to Use, How to Use It, and How to Create a Daily Routine if You’ve Got Dry, Oily, Combination, or Normal Skin

Here’s something we’ve learned as makeup artists: if you talk about makeup long enough, you’ll eventually end up talking about skin care. The two go hand-in-hand, and you can’t truly master makeup until you understand skin care. And unfortunately… skin care can be an absolute pain! It’s surprisingly complicated, and developing an effective daily routine can […]

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Chemicals in Makeup: Controversial Chemicals, Popular Alternatives, and How to Learn What You’re Putting on Your Face

Have you ever actually looked at the list of ingredients on your favorite cosmetic? If not, you’ll be amazed—and totally perplexed—by some of the scary-sounding components you see. Can you guess which popular cosmetic includes the following? Cyclopentasiloxane, Isododecane, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Lauroyl Lysine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, and… Methicone Those are just a few ingredients from […]

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