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I recently read a great article on marketing claims on a fellow bloggers website (Skin Care Inspirations). The article was inspired by someone asking her on Instagram why she accepted mineral oil in her skincare if she wouldnÂ´t put it in her salad, which lead to a very interesting read about whether or not natural is always better, especially if you have sensitive skin.
The reason why I link her here is because the klairs Soft Airy UV Essence SPF 50 PA++++ claims to be an “everyday sun protector for sensitive skin”, while still containing Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Oil.
Citrus essential oils in SPF are strange to say the least, as many (not this one) contain furocumarine, which are phototoxic and should not be applied within 12 hours before sun exposure. And while Citrus Aurantium Dulcis oil does NOT contain furocumarine, essential oils in general are potentially sensitizing (just like artificial fragrance is), so I wouldnÂ´t recommend them for sensitive skin.
Why it was added to the klairs Soft Airy UV Essence in the first place? I donÂ´t know, but I will share my thoughts on the product below.
On top of that being away always gives me time to think, and thinking very often leads to ideas. Ideas are great, but must be followed by actions if you donÂ´t want utter frustration, and that means – more work.
Different regulations depending on whether you are in Europe or in the US, different formulations of your favorite products, even slightly different names which makes SEO a nightmare – Â I have seen it all.
But when I did my research for the Caudalie Vinopure Clear Skin Purifying Toner, I had to double check, because the German website read… cleansing lotion. Had I been using it all wrong?
Turns out that no, I hadn’t. You are supposed to apply it on your skin with a cotton pad, no rinsing, which in my books is more a toner step than a cleansing one. Semantics. The US website calls it Caudalie Vinopure Clear Skin Purifying Toner, so I will stick with that.
But there are a few items that stay with us for longer, products we reach for over and over again, and now that fall is around the corner and I get the urge to pamper myself, I figured it would be a greatÂ time to share my favorite face masks. All of which have been in rotation for at least a year!
If you are wondering why there is no “antiaging” category, it is because I feel like serums are much better suited to deliver results there, simply because you use them every day.
“This issue is the long-awaited, utterly necessary celebration of growing into your own skin â wrinkles and all. No one is suggesting giving up retinol. But changing the way we think about aging starts with changing the way we talk about aging.
With that in mind, and starting with this issue, we are making a resolution to stop using the term âanti-aging.â Whether we know it or not, weâre subtly reinforcing the message that aging is a condition we need to battle â think antianxiety meds, antivirus software, or antifungal spray.”