Stem cells in Cosmeceutical Products: Part 1

Cosmeceuticals is the combination of cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Cosmeceuticals are cosmetic products with bioactive ingredients purported to have above average benefits. The subject of much controversy, fear, and patents, stem cells are emerging as a clinically proven, result driven cosmeceutical agent in personal care  industry. Plant stem cells are only used in limited products at [...]

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The Evils of Perfume

I want to give you some background on this subject before getting into the real deal with perfume. For centuries perfume has been used for masking foul odors. Coal tar products and other smelly chemical compounds used in our household and personal care products have usually been combined with perfume to cover the putrid odors. [...]

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Tea Tree Oil: Nature’s Anti-Dandruff Shampoo

Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of a small tree native to Australia, Melaleuca alternifolia. Although it is known as the tea tree, it is not the Chinese plant that produces black and green tea for drinking, and its oil is for external use. Tea tree oil has been used as a traditional medicine by aborigines for centuries. [...]

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Tea Tree Oil and Stem Cell Benefits in Shampoo and Conditioner

Tea tree oil’s popularity in hair-care products is rocketing, and for a good reason. Also known as Melaleuca oil, it’s a volatile essential oil derived mainly from an Australian plant with antimicrobial and antifungal properties. For centuries tea tree oil has been used to treat skin infections and today it helps treat problems of the [...]

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Natural Additives

Below are some excellent natural herbal extracts which are especially for the skin. These herbs nourish, moisturize, cleanse or revitalize, leaving your skin feeling silky smooth and replenished. Free radicals and contaminants such as air pollution, chemicals, pesticides, cigarette smoke and alcohol are all around us doing damage to our cells. These natural plant botanicals, [...]

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Purple Shampoos

Interestingly enough, this is kind of a misnomer, since though they may look purple and be called purple, the best of the best is actually violet! No, They’re Not Miracle Workers Let’s set your expectations in the right place: while these products are infused with purple pigments that are intended to counteract brassy tones in [...]

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