Coffee Chat: The thing about parabens…

Parabens are one of those ingredient badies that have received a lot of negative press as some believe, in simple terms, that they can mimic hormones, messing with biological processes and lead to cancer etc. The scientific proof for this is still lacking and the vast majority of studies show that parabens are safe in the quantities found in cosmetics. Despite this, many people choose to avoid cosmetics which contain parabens and some countries have already started banning them fromRead more

Coffee Chat: Q&A – You asked “As a Chemist Which Ingredients do you Avoid?”

Hello my lovelies, It’s coffee chat time! Grab a coffee and join me. I’ve asked you on Instagram: “Ask a Chemist a question and I might write a post replying to it” and here it is! Thank you so much for your questions, I will slowly get round to them all. If you haven’t managed to ask yet or you have a new question email me ( or DM me on Instagram. Today I will be answering the question fromRead more