yoga sunrise

Antioxidant and Skin Aging

How Antioxidants deters oxidation of the skin and why it slows skin aging? This comprehensive blog post answers to the common questions and myths related to aging and antioxidants.

opened avocado fruit

Avocado Oil

Avocado oil market share grew rapidly recently from influencers and celebrity-chefs’ publicity on its benefits. There are shortcomings tanking its growth.

french maritime pine

French Maritime Pine Bark

Pinus Pinaster, also known as French Maritime Pine trees, are native to countries in the Mediterranean Sea. From the tree comes French Maritime Pine Bark extract that is a nutritional substance used in medicines. Maritime pine bark extract is rich in phytochemicals, proanthocyanidins. Phytochemicals are the natural compounds found in the plant that promote better …

eucalyptus leaf

Eucalyptus Oil

Eucalyptus is a fast-growing plant native to Australia. With long stems, circular leaves, and gum-infused bark, the tree is one of the world’s most widely cultivated plants. The plant’s leaves have been traditionally used for anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic (against fever) remedies. They have come handy in relieving the symptoms of respiratory infections like flu, …

lemongrass

Lemongrass

Apart from commonly listed usage of lemongrass, this article explains why it is the most natural and effective insect repellent, especially to mosquitoes.

uses and benefits of konjac sponge!

Konjac

Not common in the west, Konjac has been used medically in China and Japan since 206 BC. Find out how it is perfect for pore cleasing & skin exfoliation.

pearl

Pearl Powder

Recorded in Compendium of Materia to Medica in China’s Ming Dynasty, acient Chinese and Japanese has since found the powerful beauty effects of pearl powder.

Green Tea

You might not be familiar with ECGC, but that’s what you need to know when it comes to antioxidants in green tea – and how it helps with anti-aging effects!

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.

bitter orange flower oil

Bitter Orange Flower Oil

Citrus aurantium flower oil is an essential oil extracted from the blossom of the bitter orange tree or Citrus aurantium. The tree belongs to the Rutaceae family, and its extract has a sweet, honeyed, and somewhat metallic scent with a bitter undertone. The bitter orange tree is mainly grown in the warm regions of Tunisia …

tea tree

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil or melaleuca oil comes from the leaves of a small tree called Melaleuca alternifolia. The tree is native to Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. The plant has remained in use for at least 100 years in its native country. Moreover, for more than seven decades, tea tree oil has been documented …

white bottles carrying skincare products

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!

Geranium essential oil with fresh geranium flowers, on the old wooden board

Geranium Oil

Geranium oil is one of the most popular essential oils. It comes from a perennial shrub called geranium. The shrub has small, pink flowers and pointy leaves. The geranium plant is native to South Africa and is famous for its medicinal use since the times of Hottentots and Zulus of South Africa. In 1897, a …

borage flower

Borage Oil

Borage or Borago officinalis hails from the flowering plant family Boraginaceae. Also known as starflower, it is native to eastern Mediterranean region. This annual plant has edible leaves, and it is grown for this purpose in many parts of Europe, North America, Asia, and Great Britain. For hundreds of years, borage has been popular among …

african ostrich

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.

charcaol like kishu binchotan charcoal are good for clearing blackheads

Binchotan Charcoal

When you think about charcoal, what do you think about? Do you think about weekend barbecues? Perhaps you think it is an archaic way of cooking. Some might even shudder at the thought of the black substance touching their skin, leaving behind black streaks. But, if you are someone who cherish your skin, maybe you …

girl with skin color tone paper to show tone of skin

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.