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Essential Oils for Hair Growth Essential oils are extracted from plants through methods like distillation or evaporation. While essential oils are most famous for their aromatic capabilities, they also contain strong chemical properties that can be beneficial for health. Essential oils have long been used in alternative, Eastern, and homeopathic medicines thanks to their effectiveness and low risk of side effects. One benefit some essential oils have is improving hair health. Different oils can do everything from helping hair grow to adding strength and shine.
Learn about which essential oils can help your hair grow and stay healthy.
Beauty Myths | Exposed Per Marie Claire, as beauty obsessives, we like to think that we’re on top of our sh*t when it comes to the buzziest skincare hacks and game-changing makeup tricks. But that doesn’t mean we, too, haven't been duped by some of the beauty world’s biggest myths (many of which our mothers so-lovingly engraved into our brains). We're setting the record straight on the three craziest yet most persistent myths, since odds are good they're hindering your beauty game right now. (We also threw in one happily confirmed truth, because we're not monsters).
Vegan Beauty Brands Per Romper.com, the great thing about all-vegan beauty lines is that you don't have to drive yourself crazy scrutinizing the ingredient lists on everything you buy trying to figure out if those unfamiliar words represent things that came from creatures. You've almost certainly seen "carmine" or "cochineal dye" on your lipstick or blush, for example — but you probably didn't know that this red coloring comes from crushed cochineal beetles, as One Green Planet explained. Guanine, which is found in most mascaras, lipsticks, and nail polishes, is a shimmery, light-diffusing substance that comes from... crushed fish scales.
With so many people either switching to vegan diets or at least trying to cut down on animal products, it makes sense that vegan beauty is becoming more and more popular these days. Because while you probably don't automatically associate your eye sh…
Cannabis (uhhh Weed) in the mainstream beauty industry is a relatively new phenomenon, though it’s been a skincare staple across time. In the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, cannabis and hemp salves were a common addition to dermatologic medicine cabinets, healing maladies from skin burns to inflammation.
Do cannabis beauty products work? I tried incorporating cannabis topicals into my daily beauty routine for a month. Here are my thoughts & experiences on cannabis and acne-prone skin.