Variations in Oils and Other Natural Products

Written by: | July 10, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Maybe you’ve ordered the same oil two separate times, from the same company, and the oils don’t match. It’s very possible for the same oil to have a different color or even consistency from one batch to the next. But this is no cause for alarm— variation in oils and in batches are standard whenever […]

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Vitamin A Palmitate

Written by: | June 29, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Vitamin A Palmitate is a nature-identical, synthetically-derived version of vitamin A. There are many forms of this vitamin used in skincare, with a focus on maturing skin and gentle exfoliation. Vitamin A Palmitate is also known as retinyl palmitate, and like retinol and other forms of vitamin A it’s found in many age-related products. Our […]

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Argireline: A Must-Have in Age-Focused Skincare

Written by: | June 22, 2018 | one response

Argireline is a wonderful, newer ingredient in skincare, ideal for maturing skin and diminishing the appearance of wrinkles. Argireline is the brand name of Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, a molecule formed principally of 6 amino acids (which in a row are called a peptide). It is synthetically produced in a lab, but there are no indications of […]

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Moving Away From Palm Oil

Written by: | May 29, 2018 | 8 responses

Like many of you, we are intentionally reducing our use of palm. When we must use it, we source the most sustainable palm products available. We wanted to mention the issues with most palm products, how we source the sustainable alternatives, and highlight our concerted shift away from palm. By now you probably know that  […]

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Turmeric is the key to Super-Powered Skin Care

Written by: | May 10, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Turmeric is a rich golden root used as a distinctive and delicious seasoning, and also in skincare to help improve the appearance of problem skin. Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae and is native to Southeast Asia. It’s no surprise that this ingredient has been used for centuries to improve […]

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Celestial Essential Oil Blend – Heavenly!

Written by: | April 19, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Essential oil blending is an art. Choosing the right top, middle, and bass notes to achieve the aroma you desire can be challenging. Sometimes, you just get it perfect and create a blend that is balanced, smooth and makes you close your eyes to take in the divine aroma fully. This is the experience you’ll have when […]

Everything You Need to Know About CBD Skincare

Written by: | April 9, 2018 | 15 responses

We are launching a CBD-Inspired category and hope you’ll take advantage of this surging market trend! Derived from cannabis and hemp, CBD (aka cannabidiol) is being added to lotions, creams, oils, balms, and more. CBD skincare products have been featured in almost all major beauty publications as the market share increases, so now is the […]

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French Ente Plum Oil

Written by: | April 6, 2018 | Leave a Comment

In the beautiful Gascony region of France grows the Prune d’Ente trees, producing the sweetest and most luscious plums in Europe and arguably the world. These plums are usually dried into the renowned pruneaux d’Agen, or Agen prunes known for their rich flavor. Ente plum trees were cultivated in the 13th century by Benedictine monks by […]

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Vitamin C – More than just Oranges

Written by: | March 15, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Vitamin C is a popular ingredient used in skincare and it seems to be even more popular than ever. You may picture an orange in your mind when you think about vitamin C,  but there’s a lot more to this powerful ingredient than meets the eye. Interesting Facts Vitamins sold as supplements or added to […]

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USDA Certified Organic Matcha Powder

Written by: | March 2, 2018 | one response

USDA Certified Organic Matcha Powder is a very traditional and unique form of what most of us westerners know as green tea. Japanese Organic Matcha is a fine green powder made from whole ground tea leaves, and is distinguished by its vibrant bright green color. What makes matcha so special is the way it’s grown and processed.  […]

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