Skin cancer is a scary possible consequence of spending too much time in the sun, with the scariest and most severe form being melanoma. Melanoma is caused by changes in melanocyte cells that are responsible for producing melanin (skin and hair color), and may appear as a mole, although a previously benign mole can develop into melanoma (1). Melanomas are said to be developed through too much sun exposure, sometimes even developing later in life due to too many bad sunburns as a child.
When it comes to the biggest organ in our bodies, shoppers should know how to keep their skin naturally hydrated and healthy. Here, we pinpoint seven impressive ingredients that may not be familiar to everyone, but will ultimately help moisturize the one organ that people actually see.
When it comes to feminine hygiene, some stores only carry what they feel are the basics: standard throwaway pads and tampons. Savvy shop-owners, however, know there’s much more to monthly protection. Allergies, discomfort and concern over their environmental impact can all affect what women face during their menstrual cycles. Help your female customers have a better time-of-the-month by giving them relief and peace of mind with a broader feminine hygiene section. From disposable eco-friendly basics to reusable innovations, your customers will love being given more natural options.
The teen years are the most challenging for many, particularly those who wake up to numerous skin problems including acne, sensitivities, oiliness and dryness. While many mainstream products are available, unfortunately for many, they still leave these skincare issues as an endless saga. While commercial products may cause irritation, itching, peeling or redness of skin, some natural solutions may be more effective and gentler on your teenaged customers’ skin.
Many people would like to remain eternally young and radiant. While no magic bullet will stop the aging process, some researchers believe a new field of skincare can slow the signs of aging. Advanced research has found a positive link between plant stem cell extracts and anti-aging/anti-wrinkling processes.
The dynamic era in which we live demands that people be on the run, constantly. So, it is important for your customers to smell good and stay fresh throughout the whole day. What better way to do so than to go natural! Here’s how using natural deodorants and perfumes can lead to a healthier lifestyle.
Australia is synonymous with boomerangs, crocodiles and kangaroos. Tea tree oil (TTO) is another offering that is associated with this country, as Australians have used TTO for centuries. Today, TTO is used for everything from dandruff care to wound care.
On June 24, Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Ed Markey (D-MA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) introduced the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2011, H.R. 2359. This is the second time that this trio of legislators has introduced a bill by this name, and the bill could potentially have a major impact on the cosmetics industry.