Chamomile

Drink it, apply it, mix it – there are many uses to the plant family of Chamomile. Highly regarded for it’s calming properties, Chamomile is beneficial for not only your skin health.

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Probiotics vs Prebiotics

Probiotic is the “in” word now. Am I deficient? Do I need supplements? How does it work with prebiotics for best results?

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Bitter Orange Flower Oil

Bitter orange flower oil is also called Neroli Oil. It is anti-anxiety, anticancer, anti-obesity, antioxidant, antibacterial, antidiabetic, and pesticidal.

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French Maritime Pine Bark

Pine Bark Extract from the amazingly resilient French Maritime Pine. Its many benefits and why we added it for lightening of pigmentation in our Rose Honey.

tea tree

Tea Tree Oil

Many knows Tea Tree Oil is a strong anti-bacterial and anti-fungal natural ingredient. However, its strength in killing outshines its healing properties.

dry skin

Dry Skin Accompanying Aging

Plant oils, home-made remedies, choice of diet and lifestyle advices. Also listed are non-natural solutions like medicines, OTC creams & micro-surgery.

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Alcohol

Either you know or don’t – the effects alcohol has on our skin from cosmetic products. However there are different classes of alcohol for skincare that.. not all are actually that bad.

damask rose petals have many features and benefits

Damask Rose Oil and Rose Water

Often hailed as the “Queen of Roses”, Rosa damascena has been used for centuries in skincare and other products. Roses have long been a symbol of love and beauty, and are constantly sought after for their beneficial uses.

Silk has many uses and benefits to attires as well as skincare!

Silk

Silk is an age-old, long-time traditional ingredient for wonderful garments as well as achieving beautiful skin. Especially for skincare, we explore its benefits that are long-lasting for your youthful looks!

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Geranium Oil

Geranium oil is famous for the treatment of wrinkles and dry skin. It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and soothing properties.

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Borage Oil

Borage oil alleviates the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, osteoporosis, skin disorders, menopause, stress, diabetes, respiratory distress and more.

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Ostrich Oil

The difference with ostriches and emus are their sizes. Also, they are found on different continents of the world, too. However they do have a similarity, where their oils are harvested for the benefit of skin health. How is that so?

Olive oil from Olea europaea is important not only in cooking, but also for your health and wellbeing!

Olive Oil

Olive oil, a well-known Mediterranean produce, enhances not only the culinary palette, but it also proves to be beneficial for your overall health! Find out what benefits are there with Olive Oil and how it works for you.

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Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus Oil is poisonous but when used with the right concentration, it has many medical, chemical, and skincare uses listed in this article.

charcaol like kishu binchotan charcoal are good for clearing blackheads

Binchotan Charcoal

Kishu Binchotan Charcoal – Find out where it is made, how it is made, what are its strengths and how its benefits can be applied in skincare.

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Skin Whitening & Sunblock: How to Avoid or Reverse Darkening?

The skin forms the largest organ of the body. It performs many important functions including protecting the body from trauma, regulating body temperature, maintaining electrolyte and water balance, sensing pleasant and painful stimuli and synthesizing Vitamin D.

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Sensitive Skin : Causes & Solutions

Sensitive skin seems to be the common problem when it comes to skin issues, however many factors and reasonings contribute to having sensitive skin. So you actually have sensitive skin?

What is the Optimal Skin pH?

pH 5.5 is perceived to be the most suitable pH of skincare products. But is this value absolutely true for everyone with different skin types? Is this absolute value even “absolutely” true?

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11 Common Harmful Ingredients in Skincare

As the saying goes, “All that glitters is not gold”. What are we actually using? Are our skincare products really as ‘healthy’ and ’natural’ as guaranteed?