Louise has contributed to Cosmetics, the trade magazine for the Canadian beauty industry, as well as two major online beauty publications, BEAUTY the guide and The Skiny on Skin.
- Ask a Chemist: The Truth About Sulphates
A discussion of sulphate ingredients in skincare.
- Ask a Chemist: Natural vs. Synthetic Ingredients
A discussion of the issue of whether naturally sourced ingredients safer and healthier than man-made ingredients.
- Our Chemist Reviews It: The Kellett Moisturizing Gel
- Do’s and Don’ts of Using Multiple Skin Care Treatments
- How Does Benzoyl Peroxide Work to Treat Mild to Moderate Acne?
- The Great Grape? Resveratrol in Skincare Products
Is resveratrol a gold standard anti-ageing ingredient as some skincare companies claim it to be? Chemist Louise Hidinger takes a closer look.
- Stem Cells in Skincare
Stem cells have attracted a huge amount of attention in the medical world, and cosmetics companies have rushed to try and cash in on the buzz. Beauty chemist Louise Hidinger investigates how are stem cells used in cosmetics and whether they warrant the kind of attention they are getting.
- How to Read a Skincare Ingredient List
BEAUTY The Guide
Does your skincare regime need an update? Before you visit the cosmetics counter, learn how to spot the best active formulas. Beauty chemist Louise Hidinger explains how to decipher an ingredient label.
- Cosmetic Preservatives
An overview of the most common cosmetic preservatives: what they are and why they are necessary in beauty products.
- Skincare’s Three Hottest Ingredients
BEAUTY The Guide
Beauty chemist, Louise Hidinger, investigates the very latest in skincare breakthroughs and uncovers the ingredients that show the most scientific promise.
- Skincare’s Most Valuable Players
The top five ingredients to look for in skin care products, backed by scientific evidence.