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Natural mosquito repellents

26.5.2022

Many people are now excited about hiking outdoors, enjoying sunny spring days. It is really...

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Factors affecting the level of UV protection

20.4.2022

The sun is shining again and winter seems to be behind us now. The sun should be enjoyed as much...

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Moringa Oil

6.4.2022

Moringa oil has rapidly become one of the most popular oils in skin care. The countless positive...

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Comedogenic rating; what does it mean?

30.3.2022

The comedogenic rating is found often in texts dealing with natural oils and cosmetics. The...

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Do you use sustainably produced cocoa butter in your cosmetics?

2.3.2022

Cocoa was originally a rainforest plant that is now widely cultivated. Cocoa is originated in...

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butterfly-pea

Butterfly pea; azure colour and caring flavonoids

16.2.2022

Butterfly pea is a plant that is not known and not much used in western world. Personally, I got...

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Treasures of the Rainforest; choose sustainable cosmetics

9.2.2022

In cosmetics, the quality of raw materials is crucial. The product should fit the skin and bring...

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Rainforest treasures; andiroba oil

26.1.2022

The introduction of the cosmetic treasures of Amazon rainforest continues. Andiroba oil is still a...

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Rainforest treasures; Kukui Nut oil

12.1.2022

Kukui nut oil is the next one to be presented in my rainforest cosmetics series. The products of...

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Rainforest treasures; Sandalwood takes care of the skin and mind

5.1.2022

Sandalwood is a hard, heavy and fragrant type of wood. Sandalwood grows wild in tropical...

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Moringa powder; the perfect cosmetic product

15.12.2021

Now in the winter time, when there are fewer domestic herbs available, I want to tell you about...

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Rainforest treasures; Murumuru butter

8.12.2021

A wild Murumuru tree growing in the Amazon rainforest is the source of wonderfully rich and...

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Is Vaseline Safe in Skin Care?

1.12.2021

Vaseline is a very traditional ingredient in cosmetics that has become a baddie in recent years....

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Impurities in cosmetics; chemicals not listed in the INCI list

24.11.2021

Many of you are certainly familiar with the mandatory cosmetic product ingredient list, the INCI...

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Rock crystals balance the skin’s function

10.11.2021

Rock crystals are one of the most well-known gemstones. Quite many of us have seen objects made of...

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The effect of the moon in beauty care

27.10.2021

Do you feel how the moon have an influence on you? The moon orbits the earth and affects us in...

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Dirty Dozen of Cosmetics; Parabens

20.10.2021

Parabens are very commonly used in cosmetics. It is estimated that up to 90% of cosmetic products...

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Emulsifying wax; what is it and why I don’t recommend using it

13.10.2021

Emulsifying wax is a very popular emulsifier in homemade cosmetics. I wanted to do this article...

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Hibiscus; an alternative to apple cider vinegar used in cosmetics

29.9.2021

Vinegar, especially apple cider vinegar, is already a legend in homemade cosmetics. Apple cider...

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Zero Waste oils

22.9.2021

When choosing cosmetic raw materials, not much attention is paid to the ethical side of the...

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Benefits of vitamins in skincare and cosmetics

8.9.2021

Vitamins are important micronutrients. They are also useful when used externally.  Active...

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How ceramides can cure your dry skin?

1.9.2021

Ceramides is a group of cosmetic miracles whose popularity has continued for decades. I have been...

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MSM; benefits in skin care

25.8.2021

MSM, or Methylsulfonylmethane, is best known as a sports nutrition. MSM is an organic sulphur...

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Black cumin seed oil; oil of Pharaohs

11.8.2021

Black gum is very beautiful when it blooms.Photo SanduStefan Pixabaystä Black cumin seed oil...

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What are the differences between homemade cosmetics and industrially made cosmetics?

4.8.2021

From time to time, I have to answer to the question why do I bother to make cosmetics by myself....

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Jade; a skin care gemstone

28.7.2021

More and more often cosmetics with ingredients that come from gemstones are found. Gemstones store...

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Dandelions are great for cosmetics

19.5.2021

There are plenty of dandelions now everywhere. Dandelions are popular wild vegetables that are...

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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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