Herbs and plants

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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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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moringajauhe

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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hibiskus-kosmetiikassa

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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voikukka

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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kasvata-itse-kosmetiikan-yrtit

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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kuusenoksa

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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ginseng-kosmetiikassa

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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maagiset-yrtit

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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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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artemisia-puhdistusoljy

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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yrttien-kuivaaminen

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-kosmetiikassa

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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mesiangervo-kosmetiikassa

Meadowsweet; useful herb for skin problems

1.7.2020

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) is a well-known medicinal plant that blooms in midsummer....

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niittyhumala

Heal-all; the unknown power herb of cosmetics

24.6.2020

Now when the summer is at its best, my thoughts are also in the summer and I’d like to write...

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kehäkukka-kosmetiikassa

Calendula is the one of the cornerstones for skin care

27.5.2020

Almost all of us have used calendula cream sometimes.  It is a basic herb for skin care. It...

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flax-seed

Flaxseeds are versatile in skin and hair care

26.3.2020

Flaxseeds are widely known in hair care but they are not so common in skin care. Why use...

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carrot-oil-in-skin-care

Carrot oil in skin care

19.3.2020

Carrot oil is a well-known and respected skin care product. Many of us rely on carrot...

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yrtit-kuiville-hiuksille

Herbal power for dry hair

27.11.2019

Hair care has become more and more interesting. Many consumers are no longer happy with the...

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ruusu-on-yrttien kuningatar

Rose, the queen of flowers

19.11.2019

Now it is time to talk about rose. Rose is so popular in cosmetics that I should have talked about...

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how-to-use-thuja-in-cosmetics

How to use thuja in cosmetics?

7.10.2019

Many people have not associated thuja as a raw material for cosmetics. This article is about thuja...

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apple-pectin-in-skin-care

Apple pectin in skin care

3.10.2019

Apple pectin in skin care is now a seasonable issue. Domestic apples are just now at their best....

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syyskesan-yrtit

Autumn herbs for cosmetics

19.9.2019

Autumn herbs for cosmetics have to pick up now. You probably have already picked some herbs for...

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merileva-kosmetiikassa

Seaweed in skincare is incredible and versatile

28.8.2019

The very first skin care product line, which I have ever bought, was based on the seaweeds and sea...

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villiyrtit-ihonhoidossa

The first wild herbs of spring also work in skincare

1.5.2019

Spring is here and the first herbs have already emerged almost everywhere. Many have already made...

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how-to-use-oats-in-cosmetics

How to use oats in cosmetics and how oats works in skin care

30.3.2019

Is there any other other natural cosmetic ingredients like oats (Avena sativa)? Using oats is...

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herbs-for-skin

Superfood for skin, 11 best herbs for skin care

27.3.2019

Would like to learn more about herbs in cosmetics. What herbs do you prefer for your skin and...

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Have you ever got to know this miracle substance – peat in skincare beats the most expensive serums?

6.12.2018

Peat is usually associated with something but skincare.  Peat is, however, one of the oldest...

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aloe-vera-

How to use aloe vera vera as a DIY product

6.11.2018

Aloe Vera, one of the most popular ingredients in cosmetics Aloe Vera does not need a lot of...

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