Function of… You: Customized Shampoo and Conditioner

What happened when a a computer scientist, an engineer, and a cosmetic chemist joined forces?  Function of Beauty was born! Function of Beauty is focused on creating shampoos and conditioners that are personalized and tailored to your unique hair profile and hair goals.  These shampoos and conditioners are Sulfate Free, Paraben Free, Phthalates Free, Cruelty […]

#ToxicTuesday – Carrageenan

#ToxicTuesday goes out to carrageenan! If you don’t know what that is, odds are it’s luring in your fridge right now. Carrageenan is an emulcifier, in other words a thickening agent, often found in your favorite yogurts, milk (especially almond or soy milk), ice cream, infant formula, and so many other foods. Sadly, even after […]

Micellar Water – The Ultimate Makeup Remover

Have you ever heard of Micellar water? I hadn’t either, but I’m now in the know and trust me, you need this too!  Micellar water is made up of micelles (tiny balls of cleansing oil molecules) floating around in soft water. The idea is that those little micelles gravitate to dirt and oil and are […]

#ToxicTuesday – Borax

#ToxicTuesday goes out to the latest craze in kids DIY – homemade slime made with Borax. I’ve seen blogs and videos all over the web advertising recipes for homemade slime and it got me thinking … how safe is this for kids to be playing with when a main ingredient is also used in many household […]