Wikipedia is a free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation. Its name is a portmanteau of the words wiki (a technology for creating collaborative websites, from the Hawaiian word wiki, meaning "quick") and encyclopedia. It is an excellent source for information about ingredients and chemicals used in the cosmetic, skin care and hair care industries...
Feb 10, 2011 10:30:34 AM
PubMed Central is a free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), developed and managed by NIH's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the National Library of Medicine (NLM).
With PubMed Central, NLM has taken the lead in preserving and maintaining access to electronic literature, printed biomedical literature, scientific studies and their findings and especially many studies on the effects of various ingredients on the human body...
Feb 10, 2011 10:29:08 AM
TheGreenGuide.com is a great educational resource from the National Geographic focused on green living. It has a section on Personal Care, with Beauty Tips, a Buying Guide, and a great Dirty Dozen section on ingredients to avoid. Also, check out their ingredient glossary.
Feb 10, 2011 10:28:12 AM
The Environmental Working Group is a popular site for research into ingredients and skin care products. They maintain a database called Skin Deep that ranks products and ingredients with a health score. 0 is safest...
Feb 10, 2011 10:22:01 AM
The Stiftung zur Förderung der Hautgesundheit (Institute for the Advancement of Skin Health) has given itself the task to advance through different means and measures skin health to the broadest public. For this, we have called on cooperation with official offices of administrations, associations, communities and experts. Depending on the type of project, the measures will be carried out in German-speaking and also international contexts...
Jan 29, 2010 12:44:40 PM
We've had many people ask us about Lavera's Hazard Ranking on the Environmental Working Group. We'd like to take this opportunity to set the record straight.
We at Lavera Skin Care North America strongly support and commend the Environmental Working Group on their efforts to create awareness around skin care ingredients and lobby for change. We believe this effort is much needed here in the US to help women and men become more aware of what ingredients are going into...
Jun 12, 2009 8:25:48 PM
TheGreenGuide.com is a great educational resource from the National Geographic focused on green living. It has a section on Personal Care, with Beauty Tips, a Buying Guide, and a great Dirty Dozen sec...Read More
Jun 12, 2009 7:59:38 PM
The Environmental Working Group is a popular site for research into ingredients and skin care products. They maintain a database called Skin Deep that ranks products and ingredients with a health scor...Read More
Jun 12, 2009 7:57:20 PM
Jun 12, 2009 7:27:41 PM
We highly recommend that you research the ingredients in the products you currently use and those you consider buying. There are a number of well known ingredients to avoid but these same ingredients ...Read More