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Another Setback For Sunscreen Manufacturers

February 26, 2015


This week the US FDA released a statement regarding two new sunscreen active ingredients that have been under review for years: No Approval! The 2 sunscreen actives are ecamsule and enzacamene and the FDA last month also said the same thing regarding 6 other UV filters-ingredients seeking approval. The FDA basically said we need more […]

Coffee Consumption Linked To Reduced Melanoma Risk

January 27, 2015


A research study recently published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows that there is a link between coffee consumption and skin cancer. The more coffee you drink, the less you are prone to develop cutaneous melanoma, the 5th most common cancer in the USA. Can coffee be the new sunscreen now? Well […]

Review of JOSIE MARAN Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF47 With Sunboost ATB

December 23, 2014


Environmentally and planet friendly skincare brand JOSIE MARAN is all about being organic and natural while being socially responsible. The key ingredient used in the entire line is 100% pure organic argan oil. We are reviewing Josie Maran’s Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 with Sunboost ATB. Argan oil is harvested from seeds of Moroccan argan […]

Review of OMOROVICZA Complexion Perfector BB Medium Face Cream

December 9, 2014


During the summer we reviewed the OMOROVICZA Thermal Cleansing Balm which we found to be a fantastic product. We are continuing our review of the line with the Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB Medium face cream. Budapest-based Omorovicza has another hit product on the market. The Complexion Perfector BB Medium is multi-functioning moisturizer, foundation, sunscreen, concealer, […]

New Sunscreen Bill Has Just Become Law

November 17, 2014


Last week, the House of Representatives just made into law the Sunscreen Innovation Act, a bill to expedite the FDA review process of sunscreen active ingredients.  The FDA has not approved any new sunscreen filters, the actives in sunblock products that protect you from the sun’s UVA and UVB radiation, since 2006.  This can be […]

Drinkable SPF Sunscreen Products?

March 24, 2014


Skincare miracles. Which product is the next best thing? Osmosis Skincare has an answer to that. They have recently developed a break-through “drinkable spf” sunscreen product called the UV Neutralizer-Tan. What does this product do and how does it work? Osmosis’ newest sun protection product is a purified water with an “innovative new technology that […]

Nanoparticles in Sunscreen Not As Harmful As Once Thought

January 28, 2014


There has been lots of controversy in regards to the use of nanoparticles in sunscreens. Zinc Oxide nanoparticles are often used in physical sunscreens as they are colorless, easily spreadable, and provide great sunscreen protection, unlike more traditional zinc oxide creams which apply on thick and appear whitish on the skin. Researchers from the Australian […]