SKIN-HEALTH

(picture by: pedrosimoes7) Skin-health is just that; healthy skin. The skin is our largest organ and it does a lot for us; it protects, communicates, informs and keeps the right temperature. It also secretes toxins and other stuff from our body. Lack of skin health can simply be imbalances such as spots, dryness, excessive sebumContinue reading “SKIN-HEALTH”

MINERAL OIL

One of the most controversial substances in skin-care is mineral oil. Mineral oil is derived from the petroleum industry, it is one of many substances derived from crude oil that is pumped up from the bowels of the earth. Crude oil is, by definition, a natural product since it is created by the earth itselfContinue reading “MINERAL OIL”

PIG FATS IN YOUR COSMETIC AND HAIR-CARE PRODUCTS

The slaughter industry has a big problem to get rid of the large amount of pig fat they amass in their slaughter houses. They try to sell this off in many disguises and they don’t need by law to declare where it comes from. According to Richard Lutwyche, a British pig farmer, ‘In the UK,Continue reading “PIG FATS IN YOUR COSMETIC AND HAIR-CARE PRODUCTS”

ISOLATES

In many products isolates are used for enhanced effect. Isolates are the main molecular constituents in an essential oil, such as menthol in peppermint-oil, linalool in lavender, methyl salicylate in wintergreen or limonene in lemon. This means that the main constituent in an essential oil has been isolated and removed to be used on itsContinue reading “ISOLATES”