Category: Natural & Organic

Natural Sunscreens with Zinc Oxide

Natural Sunscreens with Zinc Oxide vs Titanium Dioxide?

If you lean towards organic and natural skin care products then it’s likely that you’ll want to skip the chemical sunscreens and opt for a natural sunscreen with zinc oxide or titanium dioxide. Natural sunscreens with zinc oxide or titanium dioxide are often referred to as physical sunscreens because they work primarily by sitting on… Read more »

In Love With: Marie Veronique Organic Sunscreens

You may have noticed that we’ve been introducing more organic and/or natural personal care products to PhaMix and I’m excited to introduce another – Marie Veronique Organic Sunscreens. Beyond just another organic skin care product, Marie Veronique Organics sunscreens have been formulated by an esthetician and a chemist to deliver a range of sun protection… Read more »

Estrogenic Effects of Sunscreens – Should You Be Concerned?

*Keys Solar Rx – Chemical free sunscreen You may not be aware, but many sunscreens formulated with chemical sun filtering agents contain estrogenic effects. And, some sunscreens claiming to be natural also contain chemical sun filters that may also mimic the hormone estrogen. If you’re a regular user of sunscreens, should you be concerned? As… Read more »

Pomegranate: Can It Protect Your Skin?

Cosmetics manufacturers are always looking for newer, better, more effective ingredients that can be used to improve the skin. It’s not a simple process. Many ingredients claim to provide benefits, yet only a few are supported by scientific studies. While it doesn’t mean that ingredients lacking clinical studies are necessarily ineffective, it does mean that… Read more »

Physical Vs. Chemical Sunscreens

Protecting your skin from the sun’s ultraviolet rays is an essential part of maintaining your skin’s health and youthful appearance. However, there is some confusion about the types of sunscreens that can be used to protect your skin. Sunscreens are available in two types: physical and chemical. Both types are effective and each has its… Read more »