Tag: Skincare

What is face slugging? A science-based overview of petrolatum (Vaseline)

Face slugging is a trending skincare routine originating on social media which promises to give you a glowing and rejuvenated look by applying petrolatum, like Vaseline, on your face before bedtime. Slugging takes its name because of the consistency of petroleum jelly, which is slimy as slug mucus, and has nothing to do with other …

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vaseline or petrolatum used for face slugging

Face moisturizers: humectant, emollient or occlusive?

Skin moisturizers are one of the most purchased skincare products. They serve an important function which is restoring a disrupted skin barrier, increasing its water content and preventing water loss. Moisturizers are not just for dry skin types, they are an important element in every skincare routine. Not all moisturizers are the same and there …

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