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Is Petrolatum or Petroleum Jelly Bad for Your Skin?

Woman applying a serum on her skin

There are mixed reviews about using petroleum jelly (aka petrolatum or Vaseline) topically.  Petroleum jelly itself is essentially a byproduct of the oil refining process and was discovered inside the oil rigs around the mid-1800s.  Many makeup artists and skincare experts recommend it for everything from dry lips to diaper rash. But just how eco-friendly and […]

Jojoba Oil and its Multiple Uses

Jojoba oil on table

Jojoba oil is one of the best natural oils you can use as a beauty treatment because it so closely mimics the skin’s natural oils.  It can usually be found relatively cheaply and a little bit goes a long way so it is extremely cost efficient.  It is full of essential vitamins and minerals (vitamin […]