One of the most popular ingredients in beauty products is shea butter. Shea butter comes from the nut of the African shea tree and has been used for centuries in Africa as part of their culture.
The benefits of shea butter are plentiful and include: moisturising, healing skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis, and preventing wrinkles and age spots...
Your skin’s moisture barrier is crucial to the health and appearance of your skin. The problem is, the barrier is very sensitive, and when it’s harmed, you feel and see the consequences.
One of the major threats to your moisture barrier is glycation, but what exactly does that mean?
With skincare fads everywhere, it’s difficult to find natural, safe ingredients that work. Many products promise to improve your skin, but they don’t deliver and sometimes even make it worse.
Blueberry extract is clinically proven to improve your skin’s moisture barrier, which is necessary for beautiful skin free of blemishes, dryness, and fine lines.
You can think of the biofilm as a sticky coating around a toffee apple. Unless you can get beyond that sticky toffee, that big juicy apple is impervious to your attempts to eat it. Unfortunately, biofilm formation in your skin means the usual methods for tackling acne will not work...
Psoriasis is a skin condition characterised by an abnormally hastened turnover of skin cells that produces rough, scaly patches of thickened skin. Due to this, understanding the skin's lipid barrier is important to treating and healing conditions with such characteristics.
Our skin is perpetually on the move forming the skin's lipid barrier providing waterproofing for the skin and protecting us from the environment, airborne pathogens, and water loss. So when this barrier can no longer be formed, our skin dries and flakes.
Retinol pretty much does it all. Improves skin texture, eases the symptoms of acne, speeds up cell renewal, reduces the visible signs of ageing, and reduces blotchy pigmentation. Unfortunately though, retinol has a downside as it can cause redness, flaking skin, and irritation. We believe a botanical alternative is an excellent way to gain all the benefits of retinol without unwanted side effects.
You don't want to use harsh chemicals, but you also don't want acne…
It is such a topic of discussion these days as we all seek more natural alternatives to skincare products. It can be very disheartening trying to find what we need without the hard side effects and the information isn’t readily available to the everyday consumers.