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Autumn Spa Treatment Special

Purchase our REJUVENATING ENZYME FACIAL TREATMENT Approximately 240 Pumpkin Enzyme Treatments Value Example: Estimated service price $85 – approximately 171 treatments – total estimated revenue $14,200 (1) Pumpkin Enzyme Mask size (1 gal.) (1) Facial Cleanser – fragrance free (1 gal.) (1) Facial Exfoliant – fragrance free (1 gal.) (1) Facial Toner – fragrance free…

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Cosmoprof 2018 Invitation – JOIN US AT COSMOPROF NORTH AMERICA!

YOUR EXCLUSIVE INVITATION Please visit us at COSMOPROF North America Las Vegas July 2018 29th – 31st at Mandalay Bay Convention Center. To take advantage of Innovative Body Science special discount offer, simply follow the below instructions to register: Go to www.cosmoprofnorthamerica.com and click the “Click Here to Attend” link on the upper right side of the page….

Understanding ‘All Natural’

In relation to skin care products, there are no standards for what “natural” actually means. A company can wave a sprig of lavender over a jar of cream and then call it “natural”. What it really means to you will depend on your own values. Typically a “natural” ingredient is defined as having its origins…

Understanding Parabens

Parabens are a group of broad-spectrum preservatives (meaning they kill a variety of microbes) used to prevent the growth of harmful micro-organisms, especially molds and yeast in thousands of personal care products from shampoo to personal lubricants. Parabens have been used extensively for over 50 years and have been researched thoroughly. They have been recognized…

Understanding Sulfates

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) is a surfactant (foaming and cleansing agent) used in shampoos, toothpastes and liquid soaps. SLS is made by joining sulfate and lauric acid, two substances which are both abundant throughout the body. It is a good solubilizing agent and is also used in acrylamide gel electrophoresis. “Laureth” indicates ethoxylation (“lauryl” on…

Will Cosmetics One Day Be Treated Like A Drug?

In many parts of the world, countries are now starting to treat cosmetic products as if they were a consumer drug (paperwork, approvals, certificates, etc.). Here in the United States, the FDA doesn’t have a direct hold or regulation on what “cosmetics” are being sold to the public. Do note, the FDA defines “cosmetics” as… “Articles…

Vitamin E: A Vitamin in Cosmetic Products

You’re browsing down the cosmetic isle and you pick up a product that interests you. Before buying the product, have you ever considered looking at the ingredient label and see what’s in these products? Have you ever wondered if these lotions can actually provide vitamins to your body? Next time you go shopping for cosmetics,…

What Is A Surfactant?

A surfactant or surface active agent is one that possesses one distinct portion of the molecule that is polar and hydrophilic (water-loving), and one portion that is non-polar and hydrophobic (water-fearing). This dual nature enables these molecules to interact favorably with water and water-soluble molecules as well water-insoluble molecules. In many surfactants such as sodium…

Paraben Scare!? Understanding Parabens

For the past few years, parabens have gotten a bad reputation due to a claim that it is a causer of cancer. This study was never validated nor could it be duplicated in a lab or under natural conditions. Right now, a lot of people don’t understand what preservatives are, how they work and why…

Understanding Aloe Vera and Its Current Situation

Early 2015, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) intends to list Aloe Vera, whole leaf extract as a known state to cause cancer under the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65). With this listing, many businesses and clients around the globe, who do business…