A Beauty Editor Reviews Her Go-To Gentle Whitening Toothpaste

When it comes to irritating toothpaste ingredients, there are two main culprits at play: sulfates and hydrogen peroxide. Traditional pastes typically contain sodium lauryl sulfate (or SLS), which is what gives them their foamy, squeaky-clean feel. The problem is, sulfates can potentially irritate your soft oral tissue and disrupt the oral microbiome, which some experts … Read more

Why Beauty Fans Are Flocking To Skin Scents Right Now

I’ll admit, connecting skin scents to a lack of human contact feels a little too on-the-nose, but I’d be remiss not to mention how social distancing had an effect on us collectively—and thus might draw many toward skin -like fragrances. See, we know scent memories are powerful, but we actually interact with others through smell … Read more