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Are Parabens Actually Bad For You?

One of the greatest things about ATZEN™ products is that you know they’re safe for you. We’re proudly paraben free but what does that even mean? Are parabens actually bad for you skin? What even are parabens? What are parabens? Parabens are added to skincare and cosmetic products as a type of preservative to keep away bacteria and microbes, they’re also a type of chemical. So are they bad for your skin? Being paraben free […]

Princess Meghan Markle Showing Off Her ATZEN Products

The world was fascinated with the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on May 19, 2018 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. There are countless tv clips, magazines and blogs following every detail. Besides the major news networks and tabloids, there are also many lesser known sites. I came across Meghan’s Mirror, for example, that follows her wardrobe. Others follow her hairstyle and makeup. The Princess and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle sets trends […]

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Little known fact about Catherine Atzen and her issue with Grade 4 Acne

If you look at Catherine Atzen today, you would never know she used to suffer from severe acne. She has beautiful, healthy, and flawless skin. In this week’s segment, we asked Catherine what inspired her to create the PURIFY line and she shared a fact few people know about her. Catherine suffered from acne and dry skin from the age of 13. [Aside: The severity of acne is graded on a scale of 1 to […]

7 Causes of Adult Acne

We talk to Catherine Atzen (founder of ATZEN) and ask her about an issue that impacts on many adults… acne. Q: What are the causes of adult acne? A: The 7 causes of adult acne are: Drying and irritating skin care products or make up. Pore-clogging skin care products or make up. Not washing the skin (with appropriate cleanser) morning and night, and after sports/sweating. Diet related: high sugar, fried foods, synthetics/chemicals/processed foods, intolerance to certain […]

Sunscreen Types and Effective Sun Protection

The topic of sunscreen is well circulated throughout the beauty industry and consumers in general.  Finding ways to enjoy the sun but still balance vitamin D levels is a hot topic, as is keeping safe and protected from the chemicals that are used in many sunscreens on the market. Believe it or not, many people choose to go without sunscreen due to concerns about the potential negative health impact some chemical sunscreen ingredients contain. They […]

Men’s Skin Care

Men’s Skin Care is often overlooked and once considered as a niche market, skincare and grooming products for men are growing in popularity! Men’s skin care is a rapidly growing market in the world and it appears that men are seeking male specific skincare products more than ever before. This article looks into what men really want and need when it comes to their skin. It is no longer embarrassing for men to use skin […]