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September 3, 2017

Ingredient Spotlight: Pracaxi (Pracachy) oil

Pracaxi oil is a fairly new discovery to the Western economy however it has been used for medicinal purposes in Central and South America for thousands […]
August 16, 2017

Ingredient spotlight: Sea Buckthorn Berries

We use this wonderful fruit extract in our Hydrating Beauty Balm and you will find it listed in the ingredients under its botanical name Hippophae rhamnoides. […]
June 4, 2017

Frankinstein sun cream?

I was reading about some really interesting developments in sun protection the other day.  I am not entirely sure how I feel about them but they […]
February 7, 2017

Dealing with chapped skin nutritionally

Chapped skin otherwise known as  dry, sore and cracked skin – normally happens when the natural oils in the skin are depleted and when we are […]
January 26, 2017

Preservation in skincare

Preservation is needed with almost all products that contain water. When I say  this I mean that they need to be preserved safely in one way […]
July 28, 2016
Agarwood, Oudh, Oud

Ingredient Spotlight – Oudh, Agarwood, Oud

Common name: Agarwood, oudh, agalocha Plant family: Thymelaeceae Genus: Aquilaria Species: There are about 15 species of the genus Aquilaria Agarwood is thought to be the […]