What are Peptides and How Do They Work?

Anti-Aging Peptides in Skin Care Products ------------------------------------------ Science has proven that peptides can help in your skin and reverse the signs of aging. So how do peptides in skin care products make your skin look younger? Many skin care products contain them, so just what are peptides? What are Peptides for Skin Care? -------------------------------- Human [...]

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MCT Oil: What Is It, and Where Did It Come From?

Remember the coconut oil craze of 2016-2017? The stuff was everywhere. And those stats are proof. Wow! We used it for everything, skin, hair, cooking, even coffee! With coconut oil being a go-to for just about anything these days, we wanted to explore one of the components of the ever-so-popular coconut oil: MCT oil. We keep hearing it [...]

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French Rose Clay Mask

One of the greatest new products we have formulated is our purifying French Rose Clay Mask.  Made from Rose Clay, it is fantastic to remove toxins in the skin but is also friendly for even the most sensitive skin types. It gently exfoliates and has polishing properties that bring out a newer, younger-looking complexion. We [...]

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What is Active Performance Argan Milk?

Active Performance Argan Milk is a natural, innovative nourishing milk, powered by micro-droplet technology. Made using a unique ultrasonic cavitation method, this milk features tiny micro-droplets of pure, organic*, virgin argan oil and a plant-based phospholipid (PLP). Significantly smaller than droplets found in traditional emulsions, the milk’s micro-droplets have more surface area for better penetration [...]

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Looking for an Alternative to Retinol?

RETINOL DOWNSIDE The downside to retinol is that it can cause irritation of the skin, limiting its use. Enter, Bakuchiol, a plant extract that offers the same skin benefits of a retinol, without the irksome side effects. “Bakuchiol is an ingredient derived from the psoralea corylifolia plant, aka the "babchi" plant” Perry Romanowski, famed cosmetic [...]

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New Ingredient for Hydrated Skin

Centella Asiatica for Skin If you’re a fan of Korean skin care, you’ve probably heard about the ingredient Centella asiatica. Known by a variety of names, including Brahmi, Asiatic pennywort, tiger grass, and gotu kola, this plant extract is hailed as a hydrating skin-saver. Centella asiatica is included in numerous moisturizers. What is Centella Asiatica? Centella asiatica is a perennial [...]

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Male Skin Care

The Differences Between Male and Female Skin So, with such a strong growing market, i.e. 73% of men now use some skin care products in the 35-45 year old category, how do we create formulas that men are going to love? We first need to understand some of the key differences between male and female [...]

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What is blue light?

Blue light, is the part of the spectrum of visible light, a high-energy, short-wavelength light (not to be confused with UVA or UVB rays), says Shari Marchbein, a board-certified dermatologist and clinical assistant professor at New York University. The main source of the blue light we're exposed to is the sun, according to the American Academy of [...]

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Benefits of Kakadu Plum For Skin, Hair and Health

 Kakadu Plum Benefits: Kakadu plum is also known as Gubinge, Billygoat Plum, Gurumal or Murunga. Kakadu plum is the richest source of Vitamin C. This contains Vitamin C even more than orange, kiwi fruit and chili pepper. It is grown in the Top End of Northern Australia and is widely used in many skincare and [...]

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Top 10 Safe Skin Lightening Ingredients

All skincare should be safe BUT truth be told, skin lightening ingredients don’t have the best safety record. For this bad name we have hydroquinone to blame – a lightening skincare ingredient associated with mercury contamination and ochronosis – a blueish-black discoloration of skin – absolutely not what you want when looking for safe skin [...]

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