Category: Chemical Index

Is Lactic Acid Vegan?

Chemical Index, Skin Care /

What are the benefits and risks of Lactic Acid? And is it vegan? I admit that I was confused whether lactic acid is vegan or not for quite a while! To get right to the point, yes, lactic acid is vegan—so long as it comes from a non-dairy source. Huh? Read on to see what […]

Is Lactic Acid Vegan?

Marc Jacobs Beauty: Are they Cruelty Free and Vegan? + Product and Ingredient Review.

Beauty, Chemical Index, Makeup /

I’m taking a deep-dive into the burning question: is Marc Jacobs Beauty vegan? Do they make any vegan products? It turns out that this is kind’a difficult to answer. So grab some tea and snacks, cause this will be a lengthy investigation. Marc Jacobs Beauty is a cruelty-free company that does not test on animals […]

Marc Jacobs Beauty: Are they Cruelty Free and Vegan? + Product and Ingredient Review.

Cancer Causing Toxins in Deodorants and Antiperspirants

Chemical Index, Green/Holistic /

Ah deodorant. One of the many taboo subjects women aren’t suppose to talk about. The purpose of this post is to start the conversation. Chances are, you apply this product daily, without a second thought. But have you ever taken a look at the chemical contents of commercial deodorants and antiperspirants?They frequently contains toxic carcinogens […]

Cancer Causing Toxins in Deodorants and Antiperspirants

Carmine – The Bugs in Your Blush

Chemical Index /

Is Carmine Vegan? What Is It Exactly? If you are not familiar with the ingredient “Carmine” already, prepare to be a little grossed out. Known for it’s bright red (though sometimes pink or purple) pigmentation, Carmine is a colour additive found in MANY cosmetics and food items. Note: It is not dangerous to ingest Carmine […]

Carmine – The Bugs in Your Blush

Silica Is Everywhere You Look

Chemical Index /

It’s safe to say that Silica is more common than Starbucks franchises. The stuff is literally¬†everywhere! But what is silica exactly? If it’s so commonly used in various products, it can’t be that bad if used in beauty products… right? I’ll leave that up to you, dear reader, to decide. But first, let’s start off […]

Silica Is Everywhere You Look