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Grow your own herbs for cosmetics

5.5.2021

Herbs useful in cosmetics can be grown in your own garden or on the balcony. Many conventional...

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Siloxanes in cosmetics; why should you avoid siloxanes?

28.4.2021

My series about Cosmetics Dirty Dozen is presenting this time siloxanes aka polysiloxanes. They...

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The fresh shoots of spruces; amazingly good cosmetic ingredient

20.4.2021

The fresh growth of spruces is now, in the beginning of the summer, at its best. They are very...

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Caffeine in skin care

14.4.2021

Caffeine is a quite familiar substance to most of us. We are used to consume caffeinated beverages...

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How Dangerous is Talc

7.4.2021

Talc is a very traditional cosmetic ingredient. It is a mineral commonly found in nature. Talc has...

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Almond oil for your face: benefits and how to use it

31.3.2021

Almond oil is one of the most widely used oils in cosmetics. Its popularity has been stable for...

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Nanomaterials in cosmetics

24.3.2021

There is not so much information available about the use of nanomaterials in cosmetics. Many of...

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Pomegranate oil

17.3.2021

Photo by Sina Katirachi on Unsplash I have written many articles about cosmetic oils. There...

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Polyethylene glycol, PEG

10.3.2021

Many cosmetics products are based on Polyethylene glycol. Polyethylene glycol is commonly referred...

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Mustard oil

3.3.2021

Mustard oil is a warming, oriental oil that is rarely found in cosmetic products. Mustard oil is...

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Grape seed oil

24.2.2021

Grape seed oil is the next topic in our oil introduction series. Grape seed oil is used in both...

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Avocado oil

17.2.2021

Avocado oil has been a long time a favourite of cosmetic manufacturers. Avocado (Persea Americana)...

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Safflower oil

10.2.2021

Safflower oil is a base oil for cosmetics. In the past, safflower oil was available in every store...

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Ginseng in cosmetics

27.1.2021

Ginseng is an ancient herb. It is used in Asia to improve and strengthen the general condition....

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Glucomannan; tips for using glucomannan powder in cosmetics

14.1.2021

Some of you may be already familiar with glucomannan. I wrote an article about it and konjac...

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Hot water; you can affect the well-being of your skin just by adjusting the water temperature

6.1.2021

In natural skin care, the water is lukewarm, warm to the skinKuva Pexels Pixabaystä Winter...

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Konjac sponge and glucomannan

30.12.2020

Many of you know what a konjac sponge is. However, there may be many who are not familiar with...

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What does relaxation mean for the skin?

23.12.2020

I have written about many ingredients used in cosmetics. They all do help you to take care of your...

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arganoljy

Argan oil; product for skin and hair

16.12.2020

Argan oil has become one of the most popular cosmetic oils. For many different reasons, argan oil...

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Common Sea Buckthorn, aka Seaberry: three different oils from the same plant

2.12.2020

Sea buckthorn oil is one of the special oils in cosmetics. You will find genuine, highly...

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Epsom salt; benefits in skin care

11.11.2020

Epsom salt is a familiar ingredient to many of us. It is a commonly used bath salt ingredient....

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Rutin aka vitamin P in skin care

4.11.2020

Buckwheat is rich in rutinPhoto Ирина Ирина Pixabaystä The rutin is a quite unknown...

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Magical herbs; make homemade cosmetics in the Halloween spirit

21.10.2020

In honour of Halloween, I write this time about the magical effects and beliefs of herbs. I have...

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The importance of water to the skin cannot be overstated

30.9.2020

The most important substance in skin care is water. Water without impurities is very important in...

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The dry ends of the hair need moisture

16.9.2020

Although I spend more time on hair care than my skin, I have not written so much about haircare....

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Cosmetic powders; 6 multipurpose ingredients

9.9.2020

I just love simple cosmetic ingredients. I want to use products that are made without chemicals...

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pihatahtimo-ihonhoito

Chickweed; a modest super herb for skin care

2.9.2020

The flourishing chickweed in the garden indicates that the land is a good and fertile for garden...

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Cleansing oil containing Artemisia aka Mugwort

19.8.2020

The yellow color of the flowers indicates that this is a species of artemisia, other than...

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Herb season will continue in autumn – read how you can store your herbs for the winter

12.8.2020

Herbs are one of the most important raw material groups of cosmetics. Many herbs are very useful...

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Artemisia vulgaris, the mugwort; effective herb for skincare

29.7.2020

Artemisia vulgaris is a very popular herb in skin care products. In Asia in particular, artemisia...

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