As a pharmacist working in the cosmetic industry, I am often asked interesting questions. Among these questions, there was one about results that particularly caught my attention: “when I try a new product, Continue Reading
Archives for October 2012
The Axe/Lynx Effect is real
Everybody knows those Axe deodorant commercials, right? Those hilarious commercials where there's some average looking guy (like me) whose sex appeal skyrockets from zero to godly with just a few puffs of the Continue Reading
Can you use hand cream for your face?
There's a lot of us who like to stay put under the covers for just a bit longer while the alarm clock keeps ringing, but that extra bit of rest comes at a price. Because then you have to get up in a hurry Continue Reading
Why your body hair will never grow as long as your head hair
When the film Tangled was first shown, I remember hearing a child loudly ask his mother, in front of one of the many advertisement posters for the film: “Mommy, are those itchy hairs on your legs going to Continue Reading
7 tips to preserve your cosmetics better and save money
Your cosmetic products don't last forever, and yes, these are love stories that must one day come to an end, but the good news is that there are ways to make them last longer... and to avoid having to throw Continue Reading
How do I know if my cosmetics have gone bad?
Sure, you love your favourite skin cream very much, because it makes your skin silky soft like a little baby. But if it expires, you won't like it as much any more. You might even come to hate it. Because if Continue Reading
Oh my! Cosmetic brands don’t follow regulations!
Dear reader, In my previous articles, we quickly listed the things that are required to be on cosmetics packaging... If you need me to refresh your memory, it was here and here. But at the same time, there's Continue Reading
How my irritations will help you read cosmetics labels (Part 2)
Dear reader, I hope you had a good day and are now ready to continue our exploration into the information on cosmetics labels. Last time we stopped after point 3. So, allons-y! If you haven't read the first Continue Reading