Apps to scan your cosmetic products

Apps that scan your cosmetic products and tell you exactly which ingredients are in it and if it is potentially toxic for us or not: that’s heaven, right? Heaven indeed, meaning not from this planet yet. Those apps are not doing what they promise, not even close. We’ll go through their inconsistencies in more details […]



The European regulation of cosmetic products

What is Regulation No 1223/2009 and what does it stand for? How do you know if what you put on your skin is not potentially dangerous? Is it enough to look at the list of ingredients to have a clear conscience? Do you turn to natural products thinking that it is necessarily safe? Many ideas […]


Phenoxyethanol in cosmetic products

Cosmetic products are often a breeding ground for pathogenic microorganisms as they are in constant contact with our hands or different parts of our body. To avoid serious consequences for damaged skin or less resistant people, preservatives are added to all cosmetic products containing water. Like most preserving agents, phenoxyethanol is a controversial ingredient given […]