Foaming Facial Cleansers

Skin Care: The Truth About Sulfates

Sulfate-free foaming facial cleansers for hair and skin have become increasingly popular within the last several years. And while sulfates do NOT cause cancer (despite unfounded rumors), they are a detergent and can be overly drying for some skin types. Sulfates, such as sodium lauryl sulfate (also known as SLS) and its chemical relative, sodium laureth sulfate (i.e., sodium lauryl ether sulfate, or SLES), are…

Dreamline Ceuticals Products

Private Label Skin Care: Step by Step

You are a specialist. You are a medical professional. You use products that are designed and intended for professional use only. Medical-grade brands were originally created by doctors and only sold to (and through) medical practices such as yours. You helped build their name recognition, and made their brands successful. Today, due to rampant acquisition strategies by major corporations, many skin care brands are now…

Skin Care & Synthetic Ingredients

Skin Care & Synthetic Ingredients

When it comes to skin care, we’ve been conditioned by the media to avoid any products containing “synthetic” ingredients. Mostly due to fear mongering and attempts to sell their own “natural” products, many companies have convinced the public that all synthetics are harmful, toxic and hazardous to our health. While this can be true for some types of synthetic ingredients, including phthalates and parabens, this…

Antioxidants - The Perfect Defense

Skin Care: Antioxidants – The Perfect Defense

You have no doubt heard about the wonders of antioxidants and how they can help to protect your body from free-radical damage. But what exactly is a free-radical and how does it effect our skin? A free radical is any molecule or atom that is missing an electron in its outer shell. This “unstable” molecule will then attack and destroy surrounding healthy molecules to gain…

Skin Care: The Wonders of Peptides

You’ve probably been hearing plenty about peptides in skin care. But what exactly are they and what do they really do? Peptides are the building blocks of proteins and are made up of long and short chains of amino acids. These active molecules send signals to your cells instructing them how to perform and function. Due to age, environment and other factors, these signals can…

Vitamin C Dilemma & Antioxidant Serums

The Vitamin C Dilemma & Antioxidant Serums

Understand why Vitamin C in skin care can be effective, or have no effect at all.  Important information for those looking for a highly effective antioxidant serum for their private label skin care line. Vitamin C has been used throughout history to help heal and cure numerous internal and external ailments, while being a staple nutrient for overall health.  While its internal benefits are impressive, its external…

Bottles and Botanicals Used in Private Label Skin Care Development

How To Look Like Big Brand With Private Label Skin Care

Thinking of private label skin care? This post describes the keys to developing the look of a big brand. You’ve heard it before.  Start your own skincare line.  Sell your own line, not someone else’s.  And while we agree, if you’re considering developing a private label skin care line of your own, do it well, or really… don’t do it at all. While one of the key aspects…