FATSKN + Sometimes Personal! — cacao butter

What does farm to skin mean?

What does farm to skin mean?

Here at FATSKN, farm-to-skin, or farm-to-face, means that the ingredients we use in our products are touched as little as possible on their journey from the farm to your skin. With minimal refinement and minimal alterations. In the same way we approach food, we believe that the true benefits of an ingredient come from using it in its whole form.

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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...

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