Author Archive: Alex

Free From Skincare Awards 2020 — the judging, and the results!

So. First there was The Testing — and we told you all about that right here. Then came The Shortlist — likewise right here. But then … It was The Judging! Judging the Free From Skincare Awards 2020 was a…
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Free From Skincare Awards 2019 — the winners, the stories

Well, it’s all over for another year, folks … The Free From Skincare Awards results for 2019 were announced last week, during a very busy Tuesday, live via our Twitter account, for the very first time running as a standalone…
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Cosmetic preservatives and facial bacteria

An interesting study published in The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology caught my eye recently, which examined the effect on healthy facial bacteria of cosmetic preservatives. You can see an abstract summary here. The five preservatives tested were methylisothiazolinone — or MI,…
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