Meet pomegranate seed oil. I have a soft spot for it.
Exploring skin pH and why it matters in skincare. How it varies by gender and location on the body.
This isn't my post but I read it and thought it was quite interesting, so sharing it. It might be of help to some of you. Check out the science behind essential oils and allergies here. via 11 Surprising Essential Oils For Allergies — The Oily Guru!
Introducing the passionately curious series, starting with an Interview with Lorraine Dallmeier
how to make a dandelion macerate
Honest review of Tropic cleanser
bored of general election already, check out colourful natural skincare
I've spent a bit of time recently looking at the way 'non natural' brands mix oil into water. You probably already know that a lot of skincare products contain mostly water as their bulk ingredient with their 'star' ingredient comprising a much, much smaller percentage e.g. rosehip oil, safflower oil, jojoba oil etc. So, what is … Continue reading Natural emulsifiers & PEG’s (how oil and water are mixed together for skincare)
This weekend I had great fun making body balm bars. This one, in the main picture, looks like white chocolate and smells like chocolate orange, so I had to stop various household members from attempting to steal a nibble. It's not chocolate but it is made with a mix of organic cocoa butter, cupuacu butter, … Continue reading Beautiful balm bars & playing with photography
Imagine a diet where you can only drink milk? Imagine drinking it results in burning inside of your stomach & the acid creeps up your throat. Imagine you can't speak and tell anyone exactly what the problem is and how to stop it. So you scream, cry, kick your legs & your skin is scaly … Continue reading Dairy, egg and soya intolerance – what has that got to do with skincare?