The Whole Is Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts: Why Formulas Are More Important Than Ingredients

Everyone’s obsessed with what’s in — or not in — their beauty products. But to your skin, it’s more complicated than an ingredient list. What makes a pore clear or clogged can be in how multiple ingredients interact. Even ingredients we believe to be “safe” can go wrong in combination with other ingredients. Hair care companies rarely do comedogenicity testing on finished products, which is testing to see if the products clog pores. But we do. At SEEN, we believe that ingredients and how they work together are both important. As consumers, we’ve been trained to avoid certain ingredients,...

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Breakout Prone Skin? It Might Be Time to Reevaluate Your Hair Care

It’s 2018: food is medicine, health is wealth, and knowledge is power. One issue many of us are still dealing with is breakout-prone skin. Acne is not just a teenage issue. According to a recent New York Times article “the rare woman without acne is notable.” Even celebrities like Kendall Jennerhave been open about their struggles. So why is it that  a solution to clear skin still elude many of us? Skin issues can be soul deep and even though others may not notice, at times it’s all we see. One surprising cause of breakouts might actually be something we can control: our hair care...

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