Caitlin Warrington
How do I use this product?

How do I use this product?

That's a question I can't answer for you. But I can help you narrow it down! How harsh is your soap? (have you considered throwing it all out?) What is your diet like? Are you massively deficient in saturated fats and fat soluble vitamins? What's the humidity like in your house/where you live? What kind of water are you showering in/bathing in? How old are you? Are you chugging plain water? (and depleting your body's mineral stores) Use your own judgement. Look at your skin in the morning. Does it seem dry and feel like it needs some help? Yes?...

Read more →


Caitlin Warrington
Are comedogenic ratings reliable?

Are comedogenic ratings reliable?

http://www.nononsensecosmethic.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/Comedogenicity-and-irritacy-of-commonly-used-ingredients.pdf Are comedogenic ratings actually useful? Long story short, no, comedogenic ratings are not reliable at all. But here's some background..... -------------------------------------------------- When I was first experimenting with making body butter for my pregnant belly and my baby-to-be, I was a bit concerned about the comedogenic rating of cacao butter : 4 (on a scale of 0 to 5).  But the SMELL! So I tried it anyways. Lo and behold, no issues. No breakouts on my face, on my back. Nothing.  What is the comedogenic rating scale? In the mid-1950s they developed the Rabbit Ear Assay to gauge how likely a certain...

Read more →