Natural Skin Care

Face Oils for Healthier Skin?

Face oils are all the rage now—but what can they really do for skin (and how do you know if they’re right for you)? Find out what you can expect from these oils and how to add one to your routine!

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Is Mineral Oil Bad for Skin?

Is mineral oil the "Boo Radley" of the cosmetics industry? Find out why the spooky tales about cosmetic mineral oil aren't true (and what makes it such a fab skin-care ingredient)!

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Mineral Makeup

Mineral makeup is a hot topic but one that's also full of misinformation. After you've cut through the hype, mineral makeup is truly nothing more than loose or pressed powder. It isn't revolutionary, safer, or unique in any meaningful way. By any name, technically speaking, mineral makeup is simply a type of powder foundation but there are some that are better than others!

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Natural Ingredients

Many people think nautral and organic ingredients are automatically better for skin, but research hasn't shown that to be the case. In fact, many common nautral ingredients cause irritation that makes skin worse, not better!

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Organic Cosmetics: Is Natural Better?

Organic and natural ingredients abound in skin care but how can you separate the truth from the hype? We explored this issue in depth to bring you the facts so you can make the best decision about this controversial topic.

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Spa Products

Marketing finesse gives spa lines an authoritative aura and healthful image when it comes to skin care, particularly from the neck down. Unfortunatley, this misperception can waste money and also cause skin problems.

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The Oil Cleansing Method for Acne?

If you have oily skin, acne, or both, you may have heard of something called “The Oil Cleansing Method” either from a friend or from browsing the Internet. In that case, you're probably wondering whether it’s (finally) the solution to your shiny face, or perhaps an end to constant breakouts.

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About the Experts

Paula Begoun is the best-selling author of 20 books on skin care and makeup. She is known worldwide as the Cosmetics Cop and creator of Paula's Choice. Paula's expertise has led to hundreds of appearances on national and international television including:

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The Paula's Choice Research Team is dedicated to helping you find the absolute best products for your skin, using research-based criteria to review beauty products from an honest, balanced perspective. Each member of the team was personally trained by Paula herself.

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