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What’s Going On With Your Sunscreen Ingredients?

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We’re here to help you sort through the information and figure out what’s right for you.

Sunscreen is obviously an amazing invention and critical in preventing the serious dangers of skin cancer and sun damage. Finding a sunscreen that’s right for you and your skin is important, but it can be pretty tough. Many people search long and hardfor a sunscreen that will blend seamlessly under makeup and...

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ThinkDirty Ingredient Breakdown: SDS vs. SLS vs. SLES

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Think Dirty Ingredient Breakdown: SDS vs. SLS vs. SLES

If you are a conscious beauty shopper who values clean, safe ingredientsyou may recognize these abbreviations from common household products. Brands like Dove, Pantene, Softsoap, Dawn, and Colgate that most people use every day, often contain SLS or SLES. SLS stands for Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, also known as SDS, Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate. SLES...

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Petroleum Jelly: Ingredient Decoder

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Photo: Drugstore.com

Many of us think of Vaseline as a bathroom cabinet essential. A tub of the clear jelly only costs a few bucks and seems to last forever. On top of its status as a first aid kit staple, I can’t count the number of times I’ve picked up a magazine and read “insider” beauty tips touting Vaseline as a no-frills moisturizer. I’ve known girls who smear it on their elbows...

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Petroleum Jelly: Ingredient Decoder

ingredients vaseline

birchbox:

image

Photo: Drugstore.com

Many of us think of Vaseline as a bathroom cabinet essential. A tub of the clear jelly only costs a few bucks and seems to last forever. On top of its status as a first aid kit staple, I can’t count the number of times I’ve picked up a magazine and read “insider” beauty tips touting Vaseline as a no-frills moisturizer. I’ve known girls who smear it on their elbows...

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