Understanding Beauty Label Lingo

Katie Hobbins, Editor

This week, consumer magazines highlight Benzene in 78 popular sunscreens, a TikTok “filler” trend physicians are urging patients to avoid, and more.

This week in consumer magazines, Shape examines a report finding benzene in 78 popular sunscreens (Click here to watch Valisure CEO speak on the controversy and its independent lab testing), Allure details a TikTok “filler” trend physicians are urging patients to avoid, Vogue highlights an acne clinic offering free services to trans people of color, Real Simple breaks down the jargon of beauty label lingo, and Hello Giggles dives into the complicated cultural appropriation history of western gua sha use. 

Sunscreen

A New Report Found the Carcinogen Benzene In 78 Popular Sunscreens

Injectables

Hyaluron Pens Are TikTok's Latest Bad Idea

Skin

Skin Wins Is the Brooklyn Acne Clinic Offering Free Services to Trans People of Color

A Guide to Understanding Beauty Label Lingo, From 'Hypoallergenic' to 'Clinically Tested'

Here's What I Wish the West Would Understand About Gua Sha -