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What Are Skin Creams Made Of?

What Are Skin Creams Made Of?

A skin cream is basically a blend of oil and water. To produce a light cream, you start with an oil-in-water emulsion. To make a richer cream or a salve, you reverse the proportions, producing a water-in-oil emulsion. So the ingredients are essentially the same, it’s just the proportions that are different. To make sure the mixture of oil and water holds together over time and doesn’t separate, you add an emulsifier. Emulsifiers bind together liquids that are partly hydrophilic (attracted to water) and partly hydrophobic (with an affinity for oil). Skin cream can be compared to mayonnaise, in which...

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Summer Season is Here! How's and What's

Summer Season is Here! How's and What's

Summertime is almost here. Lighten up your skin care routine. Why should your skin wear heavy products when your body is not? Some tips how many to maintain healthy, glowing skin during this summer season

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Are Hand Sanitizers Safe & Effective?

Are Hand Sanitizers Safe & Effective?

Some tips on the types of alcohol to use if you want to DIY you own Hand Sanitizer. And how to make sure you are choosing the best, safest and effective hand sanitizer you can. 

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9 Dermatologist-Approved Tips to Combat Dry Winter Skin

9 Dermatologist-Approved Tips to Combat Dry Winter Skin

As the temperature drops, fighting to avoid dry winter skin seems like a never-ending battle. Keep your skin happy, healthy and hydrated with these 9 dermatologist-approved tips. 

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