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!
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.
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 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 …
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.
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 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 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 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 …
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, 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.
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 …
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.
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?
[INFOGRAPHIC] From farm to table, from culinary to cosmetic use, we have summarized the importance of Olive Oil and it’s benefits to you, especially for your skin and health!
Does your skincare reflect whatever its label is stating? Do you know what all those numbers and claims actually mean? We have broken it down in to sections for you to understand your skincare choices better.
Bees might just turn out to be your favourite insect after all. Not only are they cute and fuzzy, they also produce these fresh ingredients full of benefits for our skin and health. These delicious yet natural products can be either eaten for health benefits, or applied to the skin as a healthy skincare product! Un-Bee-livable, right?
Almond oil is an extract from the edible seeds – almonds – of the Prunus dulcis tree. This tree originates from Southwest Asia and the Middle East reaching as far as the Indus River of Pakistan. Despite being considered as a nut, almond is actually a drupe. It is a seed contained in a shell …
[INFOGRAPHIC] Rose Oil and Rose Water can be used differently, but what kind of benefits will you get from using them? One of them is rose’s antibacterial effects, perfect for keeping acne at bay!
[INFOGRAPHIC] Botanical oils are highly beneficial for achieving healthy skin, keeping skin problems at bay, and even invigorate your senses! Find out which oils work best for you.