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Ingredient Truths: Zinc Oxide Fights Aging, Acne, and Infections

by kelly / July, 24 2019 01:30
Zinc oxide can do it all. It protects and fights for your skin. You might know it mainly as a sunscreen ingredient but it can do so much more. Learn why having zinc on your side is a great thing for your skin. [More]

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Is Your Mineral Sunscreen Really A Mineral Sunscreen?

by kelly / June, 19 2019 01:30
Not all mineral sunscreens are created equal. What we mean is that many mineral sunscreens marketed as mineral are not mineral only and do in fact contain chemical sunscreens in them. Yeah, we agree, it can be a little confusing and concerning if you want a mineral only product. But don’t worry we’re here to help you separate fact from marketing when it comes to your sunscreen purchases. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Tocopherol a Superhero Ingredient

by kelly / March, 6 2019 01:30
Who doesn’t love a good superhero – they have great powers and can save lives. In skin care I like to think we have superhero ingredients. They may not save lives but they can make your skin look fantastic. The superhero ingredient I’m talking about today is tocopherol. You probably never heard of it but you may use it on your skin or eat it everyday. It’s a wonderful ingredient with many awesome benefits. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Make Your Skin Glow with Olive Oil

by kelly / January, 16 2019 01:30
Cleopatra was a big fan of olive oil. Supposedly she used daily to moisturize and to give her skin a radiant glow. Yes ,even thousands of years ago skin care was a thing! It’s actually pretty simple to understand why olive oil was an important component of Cleopatra’s skin care routine and a vital ingredient in our skin care products. Here’s why… [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Hydrating Power of Sunflower Seeds

by kelly / October, 31 2018 01:30
I’m a cold weather person. I love sipping hot cocoa in front of a warm fire. But this type of weather can do a number on my skin. To combat my dry and itchy skin I reach for a moisturizer with sunflower seed oil. It’s a fantastic natural ingredient that deeply moisturizes the skin. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Get Well With Eucalyptus

by kelly / September, 12 2018 01:30
I remember as kid whenever I had a bad cough or congestion my mom would breakout the Vicks VapoRub and rub it all over my chest. It always made me feel good and loved. Little did I know that a key ingredient in the rub is eucalyptus oil – something we use in our products to. It’s a soothing ingredient with benefits that extend to your skin. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Is Alcohol Good For Your Skin?

by kelly / February, 28 2018 01:30
Although probably tasty, I don’t mean drinking two gin and tonics a night. I mean the alcohol in skin care products - there’s good and “bad”. Now, most of us know top shelf liquor when we see it – but how about in your creams and lotions? Fortunately, we’re here to help. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Coconut Oil - The Wonder Ingredient

by kelly / January, 24 2018 01:30
It’s called the “Tree of Life” and almost one third of the world’s population relies on it to some degree for their food and economy. What is this wonder product? It’s the amazing coconut tree - an essential ingredient in our products. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Healing Properties of Calendula Oil

by kelly / December, 13 2017 01:30
We’re passionate about the earth and our environment – it provides us with so much and in return asks for so little. For us, it’s where so many great skin care ingredients come from. This week I’m talking about calendula oil – an oil extracted from the calendula plant or also known as the pot marigold. It’s known for amazing anti-inflammatory and healing properties. [More]

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Ingredient Truths: Burdock, An Ancient Skin Remedy

by kelly / October, 18 2017 01:30
Why not use ingredients that have stood the test of time – ones that have been used for hundreds or thousands of years? Burdock is one of these ingredients. [More]

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