Axiology Blog

The dark side of lanolin
When browsing labels on cosmetics products, you’re bound to see the same ingredients over and over again. One of them is lanolin. As with squalane, formulators use lanolin in beauty products to supplement the skin’s natural functions — in the...
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Why is beeswax bad?
Remember when you were a kid and a common retort was, “none of your beeswax?” Well, it’s true. None of the beeswax is yours — it belongs to the bees.  Yet, beeswax is one of the most common ingredients in...
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