To our amazing clients and supporters, We cannot thank you enough for believing in our vision at MadeWith and being part of our beta. We’re so grateful for your trust. We’ve learned even more about our clean skincare, the beauty industry, and our own business during the last 2 years.
CONTRIBUTORS: Janis Leahy & Carrie Holden First things first: this is not an FDA hate post. Too often on the “clean” side of the beauty industry, I hear a squawking racket of anti-science diatribes and conspiracies about the bureau that has jurisdiction over our safety. The FDA is an important
Co-Authored by Janis Leahy Sunblock. Sunscreen. SPF. It’s all over the news right now as so many companies have been questioned about the safety of their products, and now the FDA is being petitioned to investigate more chemical sunscreen ingredients. But it’s one of the hottest, sunniest times of the
CO- AUTHORED BY MALIA THOMPSON We all want healthy, hydrated skin. When we are maintaining moisture in our skin, our skin looks more vibrant (some say “glowy” or “dewy”), feels softer, and wrinkles & fine lines are minimized. It also causes our skin to produce less oil (oil is generally produced
Contributing Author: Malia Thomspon One of, if not, the most controversial ingredient we have banned is phenoxyethanol (FEE-NOCK-SEE-ETH-UH-NAHL). As a preservative it’s one of the most commonly used ingredients that can be found in just about any kind of skincare product. What is phenoxyethanol? It’s a preservative meant to prolong
Authored by Janis Leahy & Malia Thompson The skincare industry is massive. So many brands. So many products. So many ingredients. SO many labels like CLEAN. GREEN. ORGANIC. PLANT-BASED. NATURAL. But what do any of these labels mean? “GREEN” is a less regulated label which can sometimes encompass “PLANT-BASED” (created