The Natural and Organic Cosmetic Ingredient Controversy – Part 1

I have been getting a number of inquiries lately about cosmetics that have “natural” or “organic” based ingredients, so I am sharing my opinions on this subject based upon my own research, observations, and professional experience. Over the past decade I have watched the rise in popularity of cosmetics advertised as natural/organic, especially with mineral […]

All About Makeup Sealers and Setting Sprays, Part Two

In part 1 of this blog on makeup sealers I mentioned that water/acrylic formulations are the best to use for sensitive skin types, and help minimize any obvious texture or sheen-like finish. This is also true of skins that are dry, as some alcohol based sealers have a slight luster finish. You don’t want any […]