Can it really be allergy free, ‘nasties’ free or chemical free?

One of our minor pet peeves at Skins Matter is manufacturers describing their products as ‘chemical free’. We’d been meaning to write a blog on this for a while, but planning and this month launching the Free From Skincare Awards…
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Award Criteria and Categories – Sorted!

Although the last few months have been our ‘down’ period in terms of the Free From Skincare Awards calendar, this doesn’t mean we’ve not been busy thinking ahead to 2014! Much of the work we’ve been doing over the summer…
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The Allergy and FreeFrom Show North – a look back

I’m embarrassed to admit that I expected to find less knowledge of and interest in ‘free from’ skincare at the Liverpool-based Allergy and Free From Show last weekend. I’m not quite sure why I felt like this. So many of…
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Methylisothiazolinone and Methylchloroisothiazolinone

If you’ve arrived at this post because you’re looking for products free from methylisothiazolinone (MI) and methylchloroisothiazolinone (MCI), please see the website Methylisothiazolinone Free, which has lists of safe cosmetics, make-up, household detergents, paints, pet care products and much more —…
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