Relatively recent research suggests the strain of bacterium could abet acne flareups or other breakouts too. Great news for those with erratic skin.
Most people have been through enough cycles of common illnesses to know which remedies should ease their symptoms. And the amount of available medical knowledge online makes treatments like home remedies seem a better alternative to prescription or even over-the-counter drugs. Except when they aren't. Have more and more people lost faith in using pharmaceuticals? Or is the home remedy movement destined to die out?
The recent European Union decision to ban imports of all animal tested cosmetics has the rest of the world wondering whether other major players – including the U.S. – will follow suit. Is it only a matter of time before the ban catches on in those countries? Or will it take a serious impact on sales to convince the pair of economic heavyweights to see the light?
Products that “sell themselves” rarely need anyone to know that a famous person likes them, too. Can celebrity endorsements of products help to mitigate a lack of scientific evidence? Or are there other factors at work that have the effect of popularizing products of little or questionable value?
It’s no secret that the famous, flawless females we see in magazines, on television and at awards shows have a team of expert beautifiers working behind the scenes to create their picture-perfect looks. In fact, most of these ladies often give public shout-outs to their “glam squads.”
To rent or to buy, that is the question that often conflicts us when standing with a big ticket item at a store. There is no doubt that we covet these luxury items, but often our pockets aren’t deep enough or we have trouble justifying the purchase if we don’t see ourselves wearing it often.
While larger and more established beauty brands may have equally larger budgets, it doesn't always equate to understanding and utilizing the social media space in the most effective way.
The debate between natural preservatives versus chemical preservatives has only intensified in the past few years, as more and more studies have shown that parabens, chemical preservatives used widely in most mass beauty products to prevent the growth of bacteria.
We've heard the buzzing about L'Oreal ads being banned in the U.K. due to photo manipulation. Now in the US, the National Advertising Division, has banned photo manipulation in beauty advertisements.