Should You Wear Makeup at Work?

Research shows intriguing differences in how male and female co-workers react to women who wear makeup in the office. For women, wearing makeup at work can be a complex issue. They must balance looking professional with the risk of being objectified. Overall, research shows that use of cosmetics signals status. A new paper, published in…

Why Do So Many Women Wear So Much Makeup?

Maybe she’s born with it. Maybe she’s succumbing to the stifling patriarchy. What is the real reason for “putting your face on?” For beauty? For confidence? To help deal with the fact that we need to make an 8:00 meeting after a Wednesday evening spent swimming in chardonnay? Women tend to have darker eyes and redder lips…

Everything You Need to Know About ‘Natural’ Skin Care and Makeup

The next beauty revolution is natural — it’s only natural that, given society’s current preoccupation with wellness, that the same health-and-wellness-oriented approach we’ve taken to our workouts, clothes, juice, spices, and even real estate, be extended to our skin care and makeup. We’re buying into it — according to the NPD Group, 55 percent of…

Everything you need to know about natural skin care

It turns out beauty is more than skin deep: The average person slathers, lathers, rubs and sprays, 10 different skin care products on his or her body every day–and since our skin acts more like a sponge than a barrier, we absorb the nearly 130 chemicals we regularly expose ourselves to. Cosmetics companies and the FDA maintain…

Wearing Cosmetics that are Highly Nutritional

Everywhere you look products are being labeled certified organic and 100% natural. But as we have seen and reviewed on this Web site, not all natural cosmetics are safe or in fact actually natural. So, lets go one step further and examine natural cosmetics that are not only safe, but are also nutritional. Nutritional cosmetics,…