Perhaps you have an acne problem or maybe you just break out from time to time. Regardless, when you go to the cosmetics counter and you want to buy makeup, moisturizer or anything to put on your face, you look at the label. If the words hypo-allergenic or non-comedogenic make you feel confident that the product is good and safe for your skin, then you may very well have been duped. Many of the products that bear the label of some of the most trusted, most recognized cosmeceutical companies in the world, have ingredients that are bad for your skin.
Every day we check ingredients of some the best skin care products that our clients have bought elsewhere. “Natural” skin care and “organic” skin care products can be some of the worst offenders with pore-clogging oils like coconut oil, cocoa butter, almond oil and wheat germ oil. You can’t trust professional skin care products either – many have pore-clogging ingredients like algae extract, isoproypyl palmitate, and laureth-4. Some of the best skin care products for women can be the worst products for acneic skin. Continue reading “Breakouts from Skin Care Products”