Welcome to the Creative Allure Cosmetics blog, we really appreciate all the interest we have had in So Luscious.
Here you will be able to find updates on products we are working on and information on research into ingredients that are finding their way into your cosmetics, which you may not be aware of. As we feel so strongly about the purity and safety of cosmetics, we thought it would be best to start the blog with a look into the commonly used, controversial ingredient phenoxyethanol. We have added some links as reference points to where we sourced our blog information.
We encourage you to read these also, as well as adding further research of your own into anything you come to find in our future blogs.
An educated mind, is a healthier mind!
We have previously looked in to some very controversial ingredients which are found in many cosmetics. Some of these such, as parabens are avoided by many manufacturers and smaller cosmetic producers, who genuinely try to only include natural ingredients. Of course,...read more
Our voyage into toxicity continues today with a peek into another controversial chemical in cosmetics, bimatoprost. This no doubt is far less frequent than other chemicals we have brought to your attention, fortunately. When it comes to controversy, it is very much at...read more
As controversy goes, Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT or its additive number E321) is a front runner. BHT has been the cause of much controversy for many years. The chemical was banned in Japan as far back as 1958, as well as its chemical cousin Butylated Hydroxyanisole...read more
Propylene glycol (also known as PG) is a chemical which can be found in an extensive amount ingredient lists ranging from cosmetics, to food, to cleaning products and even car maintenance formulas. It is used in one particular ‘natural’ eyelash growth serum which is...read more
Firstly, we would like to thank all of you that have come to our blog, all of you that have liked and shared our posts across Facebook and Instagram and we welcome all newcomers who may be joining us at this stage. We are greatly indebted to all of you who like and...read more
When it comes to controversy ‘cocyl sarcosine’ is far from the back of the queue. Conflicting reports are found on this ingredient and you can find it is reportedly labelled ‘low’ and ‘moderate’ when it comes to risk. It is used in cosmetics and personal products....read more
Today we want to look into the widely used controversial chemical chlorphenesin. The anti-fungal is a strong chemical which is used as a preservative, to prolong the shelf-life of cosmetics. A panel found it had the potential to be an even greater irritant when...read more
Phenoxyethanol Phenoxyethanol is found in many natural and even organic formula’s being used as a paraben free preservative. Indeed the Soil Association are even reported in our references, to permit its use in organic formulas at the mentioned ratio. We certainly...read more