Scrub and Exfoliants

Why Scrub or Exfoliates? Scrubbing or exfoliating your skin is a common skincare routine which immediately unclog pores as well as revitalize to reveal a clearer and brighter skin. However, inappropriate scrubbing or exfoliating your skin cause more problem than...

How To Choose A Suitable Cleanser

Cleansing your face is no doubt the most basic step in every skincare routine for any skin type and concern. Cleansing is rather straight-forward, however it could be rather confusing when it comes to deciding which cleanser is most suitable for you. The choices can...

Handmade Soap

Over the years, handmade soap become trendy due to consumer demands for natural product. This post is to provide insider view of soap (both handmade and commercial soap) and the safety aspect of soap. What is soap? Soap is a naturally derived surfactants from oil (or...

Sulfate-free?

What is sulfate? Sulfate is a type of key cleansing agent commonly used in personal care product. For example, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium laureth sulfate, ammonium lauryl sulfate, TEA lauryl sulfate. It is synthetically produced from palm oil (to be exact, palm...

Essential Oil and Allergy

What is essential oil? Essential Oil is the volatile compounds (the aroma components) distilled from plants. In science, essential oil is considered a mixture of chemical aromatic compounds (yea right, it is chemical!). Is essential oil natural? It is! But, chemist...

Are Natural Ingredients Better For You Skin?

Are natural ingredients better for your skin? Many people believe that natural ingredients are better for the skin but the truth is this belief has no scientific legitimacy. There are lots of naturalĀ  ingredients actually bad for skin. Lots of cosmetic companies sell...