Monday, August 31, 2009

Beauty Experiment: Thicker Lashes with Hydropeptide Lash

Posted by BeautyXposé:
We could see the beginnings of something happening within the first week of use, and after a couple of weeks, we definitely saw the difference. While lashes didn’t erupt into a lush imitation of a mascara commercial, growth did occur. What we didn’t think about was that new lashes would grow in and be shorter than full-grown lashes, which isn’t a terribly noticeable thing, but is funny when examining them in a mirror. It also thickened the lash line. Lashes not only grew in next to other lashes, but also slightly behind them.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Plastics in Oceans Decompose and Release Hazardous Chemicals

American Chemical Society:
In the first study to look at what happens over the years to the billions of pounds of plastic waste floating in the world’s oceans, scientists are reporting that plastics — reputed to be virtually indestructible — decompose with surprising speed and release potentially toxic substances into the water.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

April Rain Donates to Pure Water Foundation

American Spa:
April Rain Skin Science is donating a percentage of proceeds from the sales of the April Rain Skin Science Collection to the Beauty for Pure Water Foundation, which helps relieve the burden of families in developing nations by helping to fund sustainable clean water solutions.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Beauty Packaging Magazine

April Rain Pours Moisture into Skin:
Unscrew the raindrop-like top of April Rain’s sleek blue container and prepare to drench your skin with its advanced anti-aging formula—in day ($95) and night ($129) versions. The Rainew Collection, developed by skin care ingredient expert April Zangl and a team of professionals including dermatologist Dr. Vivian Bucay, promises to not only super-hydrate skin, but repair and dissolve wrinkles, too. The proprietary custom raindrop jars, made of polypropylene and manufactured by HCT Packaging, took two years to design. The company also supports a non-profit organization that brings clean, safe drinking water to people in developing nations. More info: