We all know by now that alcohol is bad for our health.
But, what about our skin, and why the heck is this so-called aclohol denat on so many ingredient lists?
It's a very common and fiercely debated, yet covert skincare ingredient that seems to sneak into everyday products.
Let's dive into this secretive ingredient and find out why it's so common, and how it affects the skin.
Phenoxyethanol is one of the most commonly used synthetic preservatives in cosmetics today, and is also used as a fixative for perfumes. Companies use phenoxyethanol as a "safer" alternative to parabens, and will often market their products as paraben-free (since many people know to stay away from parabens).
Phenoxyethanol is an ethoxylated compound, and is formed by the...
In an attempt to protect ourselves from the sun's UV rays, it has for the most part backfired on us. What's shocking is about an estimated 1 billion people worldwide, across all ethnicities and age groups, are deficient in vitamin D. This pandemic is mainly attributed to reduced exposure to sunlight.
So how can we properly protect our skin from the sun's UV rays?
To empower people from all walks of life to overcome their skin adversity.