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Tromethamine: Why Is It In My Skincare?

What Is Tromethamine? Tromethamine is a synthetic skincare and cosmetic ingredient that is used as a pH adjuster and a fragrance ingredient. Tromethamine, also known as tris or THAM, is an organic amine proton acceptor, with substitution at the 2 position. It is frequently used in biochemistry and...
Tags: Beauty, Tham, Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary, Tromethamine


Why Is Menthol In My Skincare?

What Is Menthol? Menthol is a naturally occurring ingredient that is used in cosmetics and skincare products for its cooling properties and scent. Some studies suggest that menthol can also help relieve mild pain when used as a topical analgesic. Menthol is an organic compound that can be obtained...
Tags: Beauty, Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary


What Is Butylphenyl Methylpropional?

What Is Butylphenyl Methylpropional? Butylphenyl methylpropional is a synthetic fragrance ingredient that is used in a variety of cosmetics and skincare products due to its potent floral scent. Butylphenyl methylpropional, also known Lilial or lily aldehyde, is a synthetic aromatic aldehyde....
Tags: Beauty, Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary


Is Ceteareth-20 Safe?

What Is Ceteareth-20? Ceteareth-20 is a skincare and cosmetic ingredient used to improve the texture and stability of products. Ceteareth is a synthetic compound that functions as an emulsifier and surfactant in formulations.  The group of ceteareth ingredients are synthetic compounds that are...
Tags: Beauty, Ceteareth, Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary


Amino Acids In Skincare: Arginine

What Is Arginine? Arginine is an amino acid that is used in cosmetics and skincare products that are used to help protect the skin from free radicals, increase the skin’s visible hydration levels, and potentially support collagen production. In 1886, arginine was first isolated from lupin and...
Tags: Beauty, Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary


Why Is Silica In My Product?

What Is Silica? Silica is a mineral that occurs naturally in the body’s processes of producing collagen and reducing inflammation. Silica is widely used in a variety of cosmetics and skincare products due to its multi-functioning nature. In skincare and cosmetic formulations silica is used as an...
Tags: Beauty, Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary


NaNoWriMo – Days 6-12

I just finished my 12th day of novel writing for NaNoWriMo. Since I started on November 1st, my novel has grown from 0 to 21,087 words. I’ve written 17 scenes so far, so I’m averaging 1240 words per scene. While I had some aspects figured out before I began, I’m mostly pantsing it as I go. I’m not writing the scenes in order, preferring to jump around a lot. So far I’ve written 4 scenes for Act 1, 10 scenes for Act 2, and 3 scenes for Act 3. Words Are Cheap I can usually write a dr...
Tags: Productivity, Lifestyle, Careers, Steve


Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate Really As Bad As Everyone Says?

What Is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate?  Sodium lauryl sulfate is probably one of the most controversial ingredients in the beauty industry but is its reputation undeserved? Sodium lauryl sulfate is used in cleansing products like shampoos, cleansers and body washes as it has a unique ability to create a...
Tags: Beauty, Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary


Iberchem at Dubai 2020 EXPO

  On the occasion of the Dubai 2020 Expo, fragrance manufacturer Iberchem will be adding an olfactory dimension to the Spain Pavilion. It is the first time in the country’s history that scents are integrated into the design of its pavilion. Different devices and fragrance applications will be used across the installations to give visitors an olfactory experience, highlighting some of the most ... Read full article: Iberchem at Dubai 2020 EXPO from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine. ...
Tags: Fashion, Spain, Dubai, Fragrantica Perfumes, Iberchem


Why Is Tocopheryl Acetate Good For The Skin?

What Is Vitamin E? Tocopheryl acetate is the long, scientific name for vitamin E. Vitamin E used for its powerful antioxidant, protective and natural skin conditioning properties.  Did you know that the term vitamin E actually refers to a group of eight nutrients that all have similar structures...
Tags: Beauty, Cosmetic Ingredients Glossary


Can Streetwear Darling Supreme Keep Its Cool Factor Under a New Corporate Owner?

The sale of skate culture fashion retailer Supreme was simply a matter of time. The die was cast when private equity firm Carlyle Group reportedly shelled out $500 million for a 50% stake in Supreme in the fall of 2017. So the sale falls right within the typical three-to-five year deal time frame for an...
Tags: Fashion, General, Advertising, Carlyle Group


The Emperor of Scent

If you’re someone that’s into perfumes, then this is absolutely required reading. The book is about scientist Luca Turin who is a biologist, and really into perfumes.  He discovers a new... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Book Reviews, Book Review, Beauty, Chandler Burr, Luca Turin


Princess Diana’s ‘Black Sheep’ sweater is back for the first time since 1994

The iconic “Black Sheep” sweater was made famous by Princess Diana in the early '80s and available for preorder for the first time since 1994.
Tags: Fashion, Diana


Spencer Rascoff pays $1M above Zestimate for LA home

The former Zillow CEO reportedly bought a second home in the Brentwood neighborhood.
Tags: Technology, La, Lifestyle, Radio, Zillow, Brentwood, Douglas Elliman, Spencer Rascoff, Select, Zestimate, The Altman Brothers


Watching Consumer Behavior Changes Helped Who What Wear Make Pandemic Pivots

When the pandemic hit, it felt as if the world shifted overnight. Certain settings, like offices or stadiums, became immediately off-limits, as did activities like attending a concert or even visiting a friend's apartment. With those shifts also came changes in people's needs and desires--particularly their clothes. Shayna Kossove, the chief revenue officer of Who...
Tags: Fashion, General, Advertising, Adapting to Crisis, Shayna Kossove


Glaxal-Base Colloidal Oatmeal + Aloe Moisturizing Cream

Did you know that colloidal oatmeal in a concentration of 1% can have a positive impact on eczema relief? It won’t get rid of it completely but it could help with the itchiness that eczema often... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Beauty, Skin Care, Eczema, For the Body, Glaxal-Base


Makeup Minis

I’m really into mini everything right now – I’m finding that they’re a good way to try something without investing in the full size which you may or may not like.  I’m... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Beauty, Byredo, l'Occitane, More Than Beauty, Bumble and Bumble


Sometimes There Is No Next Time By Proad

Perfume brand PROAD is another line of the Bangkok brand MITH, a more luxurious and expensive one. Its perfumes are made to last longer and have a great projection. We already talked about two fragrances from this collection - I found the main features of both bestsellers Lost Cherry Tom Ford and Baccarat Rouge 540 Maison Francis Kurkdjian in Cherry Syrup, and A Walk With Someone told the story of... Read full article: Sometimes There Is No Next Time By Proad from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colog...
Tags: Fashion, Bangkok, Tom Ford, Fragrantica Perfumes, Baccarat Rouge, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, Cherry Syrup


Bite Beauty Holiday 2020 50% Off

Wow! It’s happening already! Holiday is going on sale! Today Bite Beauty Holiday 2020 is popping up on sale at sephora.com! Mini Starlit Succulents 3-piece Agave + Lip Care Set $10.50 Mini Sunset Superbloom Outburst Longwear Lip Stain Trio $12.50 Agave + Lip Tint Tin $7 Mini Midnight Mood Power Move Crayon Trio $12.50 Where to buy Sephora You may also enjoy... New Concealers To Snag During the Sephora 20% Off SaleJK Jemma Kidd for Target Fall 2011 CollectionGarnier Nutritioniste Moi...
Tags: Beauty, Sephora, Jemma Kidd, Steals and Deals, Mini Starlit Succulents, Mini Midnight Mood Power Move Crayon Trio


Sofie hat das Down-Syndrom. Diese berührenden Bilder zeigen, was das für sie bedeutet

Snezhana von Büdingen lernte Sofie, das Motiv ihres neuen Fotoprojekts Meeting Sofie, im Herbst 2017 kennen. Schon vorher hatte sie Kinder mit Down-Syndrom zusammen mit ihren Müttern in ihrem Kölner Fotostudio vor die Kamera geholt. Die ruhigen Bilder vor einem schlichten Hintergrund verliehen schon damals einem ganz bestimmten Gefühl Ausdruck: der Liebe zwischen Mutter und Kind. Auch Sofie hat das Down-Syndrom – und ihre Mutter wollte unbedingt mit ihr an von Büdingens Projekt teilnehmen....
Tags: Fashion, Music, Köln, Andy, Welt, Bild, Barbara, Tod, Bilder, Zug, Rolle, Freundin, Jahren, Zeit, Freund, Kamera


Was Kamala Harris’ US-Vizepräsidentschaft wirklich bedeutet

Während wir Trumps Niederlage feiern, ist es wichtig, einen weiteren wichtigen Meilenstein der US-amerikanischen Geschichte zu würdigen: Kamala Harris wurde als erste Frau, erste Schwarze Frau und erste Amerikanerin mit indisch-jamaikanischen Wurzeln ins US-Vizepräsidentschaftsamt gewählt.  In den Vereinigten Staaten hat noch keine Frau zuvor als Präsidentin oder Vizepräsidentin gedient. Die Anzahl der weiblichen Kandidaten im Rennen um das Präsidentschaftsamt war gering. Als Hillary Cl...
Tags: Fashion, Music, US, Hillary Clinton, Kamala Harris, Sarah Palin, HARRIS, Kamala, Zeiten, Bedeutung, Frau, Eine Frau, Wahl, Klimas, Amerikaner, Posten


Kamala Harris hat es geschafft!

Während wir Trumps Niederlage feiern, ist es wichtig, einen weiteren wichtigen Meilenstein zu würdigen, der die Geschichte der Vereinigten Staaten mit Sicherheit verändern wird: Kamala Harris wurde als erste Frau, erste Schwarze und erste Amerikanerin mit indisch-jamaikanischen Wurzeln in das US-Vizepräsidentschaftsamt gewählt.  In den Vereinigten Staaten hat noch keine Frau zuvor als Präsidentin oder Vizepräsidentin gedient. Die Anzahl der weiblichen Kandidaten im Rennen um das Präside...
Tags: Fashion, Music, US, Hillary Clinton, Kamala Harris, Sarah Palin, HARRIS, Namen, Kamala, Zeiten, Bedeutung, Frau, Eine Frau, Wahl, Klimas, Geraldine Ferraro


Let’s find out exactly what went on at Chennai Super Kings this season

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) had a well-publicised very terrible IPL season. It’s interesting to see how they dealt with that. CSK hold the records for most appearances in the play-offs (ten) and final (eight), but this year they were just about the worst team in the competition. This also makes them the most interesting team – particularly when it comes to the in-house social media “content” that the IPL teams all churn out. IPL social media stuff is not supposed to be balanced. Every team...
Tags: London, Sex, India, Ipl, Mark Wood, Ravindra Jadeja, Dhoni, Plessis, Sam Curran, Imran Tahir, Chennai Super Kings, CSK, Chennai Super Kings CSK, Imran Tahir Looks


Serge Lutens Tarab

The Serge Lutens Flacons de Table collection gets a new limited edition in November 2020. It's named Tarab and available exclusively at Harrods from November 20 on, announced as "a golden lustre to outplay the contrast between light and shadow." Tarab represents an interpretation of a 300-year-old perfume from India called "Shamama", as well as Serge Lutens' version of the combination of agar... Read full article: Serge Lutens Tarab from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine.
Tags: Fashion, India, Serge Lutens, Fragrantica Perfumes, Serge Lutens Tarab, Serge Lutens Flacons de Table, Tarab, Shamama


Living like it's 1958.

[Author: [email protected].com (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Fashion, Law, 1950s, Ann Althouse, Interior Decoration


Hempz Holiday 2020 Buy 1, Get 1 40% Plus Additional $3.50, $10, or $20 Off

The entire Hempz Collection is buy 1, get 1 40% off at ulta.com today this includes their Holiday Collection. You can also use the Holiday discount code to grab an additional discount. Here’s the codes that work in addition to the 40% off: $10 Off $50 with Code HOLIDAY10 $20 Off $100 with Code HOLIDAY20 $3.50 Off $15 with Code 853123 Enjoy! Where to buy Nordstrom You may also enjoy... E.L.F. Opposites Attract Eyeshadow Palette Evokes the Spirit of Urban DecaySephora Weekly Wows Mi...
Tags: Nordstrom, Beauty, Macy, Steals and Deals, Spirit of Urban, Hempz Collection


Simple Human Mirror Sale, Free Shipping, + 10X Nordstrom Points

Heads up the the Simple Human 8 Inch Round Sensor Makeup Mirror Pro is on sale with free shipping at nordstrom.com! This is the wi-fi bluetooth enabled version that’s compatible with Alexa, Nest, and IFITT. The mirror allows you to create custom light settings so you can see your makeup as you would outdoors, in sunlight, indoors, etc…! It’s regularly $250 but on sale for $167. If you purchase with your Nordstrom card you’ll also get 10 points for every dollar spent. This will put you well ...
Tags: Nordstrom, Walgreens, Beauty, Steals and Deals, Vincent Longo, Alexa Nest, Simple Human Mirror Sale Free Shipping


EOS Hand Cream

Can you believe that this hand cream is only $2.99?  It’s true. I’ve really enjoyed using it the month that I’ve had it – I love the delicious coconut scent and the dreamy... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Beauty, EOS, Skin Care, EOS Hand Cream


Check her out: how Netflix hit The Queen’s Gambit thrills with fashion

Stylish chess drama fills the hole left by period pieces such as Mad Men – and puts the clothes front and centreIn chess, the first move is everything. This is also true in TV – something The Queen’s Gambit, a seductive seven-part drama about a female chess prodigy in the American midwest, knows all too well.In the first few moments, we meet our teenage hero, Beth Harman (Anya Taylor-Joy), asleep in a hotel bath wearing a burgundy Pierre Cardin shift dress from the night before. Moments later, s...
Tags: Fashion, Television, Life and style, Netflix, Culture, Television & radio, Biba, Pierre Cardin, Beth Harman Anya Taylor Joy


Lululemon Chooses Droga5 New York as Agency of Record

Athletic apparel brand Lululemon has chosen Droga5 New York as its creative agency of record following a review. The brand has worked with agencies including Red & Co. and Virtue in the past. According to a person close to the review, 72andSunny also participated. Droga5 will be tasked with "broadening the brand's appeal with entirely...
Tags: Fashion, New York, Advertising, Accounts, Lululemon, Red Co



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