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IngredientsProhibited ingredients in cosmetic manufacturing: What you need to know

Creators have great freedom in choosing ingredients and raw materials for their cosmetic products. There are a few ingredients that are not allowed, however, and production must meet high safety standards and other requirements.

Jun 15, 2021 · 4 min read

IngredientsIngredient Highlight: Enzymes

Enzymes are everywhere. Cosmetic Creators have learned how they can help hide signs of aging and reverse skin damage.

Nov 19, 2021 · 3 min read

Ingredients Ingredient Highlight: Ceramides

Ceramides are a key part of the outer skin layer, which keeps moisture in and other substances out. In other words, ceramides help keep our skin waterproof. But skin loses ceramides over time, resulting in dry skin. So some skincare brands add ceramides to their formulas, to help replenish the body’s supply.

Nov 2, 2021 · 3 min read

IngredientsIngredient Highlight: Kojic Acid

Kojic acid is useful in reducing dark spots on the skin. As an ingredient in soaps, creams, serums, cleansers, and powders, it is used to decrease discoloration from scars, sun damage, and other causes.

Oct 21, 2021 · 3 min read

IngredientsIngredient Highlight: Mandelic Acid

In recent years, mandelic acid has found a use in skin care as an anti-aging ingredient. It may reduce wrinkles, even skin tone, improve acne, and firm up skin’s appearance via gentle exfoliation.

Oct 5, 2021 · 2 min read

IngredientsNatural vs. Synthetic Cosmetics Ingredients: What are they, and what’s the difference?

An increasingly large number of beauty consumers choosing natural over synthetic in cosmetic ingredients. But what do those terms really mean, and is one always superior to the other?

Jul 12, 2021 · 4 min read

IngredientsIngredient Highlight: Niacinamide

Around the globe, interest in the personal-care ingredient niacinamide grew steadily throughout 2020. It has many applications that are valued by people wishing to enhance their beauty and well-being.

Jun 30, 2021 · 3 min read


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