What are Parabens? Parabens are a class of preservatives. Chemically, they are a series of parahydroxybenzoates and esters of parahydroxybenzoic acid. Concerns about parabens come from a growing overall awareness of the use of endocrine disruptors in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. Endocrine disruptors are active agents in foods or topicals that mimic hormones in our […]
The Human Body has its own Cannabinoid System Our body makes its own endocannabinoids. Endocannanibinoids are endogenous cannabinoids. The ECS, or endocannabinoid system, is a system in our bodies which was only discovered by researchers in the 1990s. Cannabinoids are the different compounds found in cannabis. The two most well-known cannabinoids are CBD and THC. […]
What are UV Rays? UV Rays are a form of ultraviolet radiation generated by the Sun. Ultraviolet rays fall in the middle of the electromagnetic spectrum. There are different types of UV rays which all fall on the spectrum from short (high frequency) to long (low frequency) rays. UV rays are ionizing radiation and they […]
Are there Different Types of Sunscreens? There are two main categories of sunscreens – chemical sunscreens and mineral sunscreens. Whether mineral or chemical, sunscreens are graded by SPF, or sun protection factor. The SPF of a sunscreen tells you how much longer the Sun’s UVB rays would take to burn your skin. For example, SPF30 […]
Lets talk about the basics: Sun Exposure The Sun is quite literally the center of our solar system and also central to our lives. It provides a light source, energy, and heat for all life forms. However, the Sun doesn’t just give off visible light and physical heat. It also produces UV or Ultraviolet rays […]
Nanotechnology or nanotech is the science and engineering involved in the design and application of materials and devices whose smallest functional organization is on the nanometer scale or one billionth of a meter. In simpler terms, nanoparticles are super small! These molecular sized particles have infinite uses in science and technology, medicine and cosmetics. To […]
Antioxidants are compounds that can inhibit oxidation. Oxidation is the chemical process whereby free radicals are created in the human body. Prolonged imbalance of the ratio of free radicals to antioxidants leads to oxidative stress which can cause damage to human DNA thereby resulting in premature aging, cardiovascular damage, and an increase in cancer risk.
cannabis y el cannabidiol , más conocido como CBD . De hecho, en los últimos 10 años ha sido adoptado ampliamente para tratar una gran variedad de condiciones de salud y ha demostrado ser un oponente digno para otras terapias de origen natural.
Skincare is without a doubt, one of the most popular trends in self-care nowadays. Companies are pouring into a field that has the possibilities to change people’s lives, helping them not only look but feel amazing. And with that trend, comes innovation. Many companies are creating products where natural ingredients are taking the lead. And […]