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What are Anthocyanins, Betalains and why they are useful in skincare

Anthocyanins are potent antioxidants and are naturally occurring substances found in plants that give fruits, vegetables, and plants their unique c...

Blue Light from electronic devices - why should we care?

A modern lifestyle Screens are part of our daily life. In 2014, Nielsen’s Digital Consumer Report recorded that US consumers own 4 digital dev...

Essential Oils and allergens

What are essential oils? Essential oils are highly concentrated oils from the plants, flowers, stems, roots, leaves or bark.  Even rinds are used t...

Clean collagen or non-animal derived collagen

What is collagen? Did you know leather is a form of collagen? The word collagen comes from the Greek word kolla meaning “glue”. Collagens are gene...

Cucumber - antioxidant, anti-hyaluronidase, and anti-elastase agent

 

Anti-aging Cucumis sativus Ascorbic acid Antioxidant Anti-hyaluronidase Anti-elastase

Is your sunscreen reef safe? What's in your sunscreen?

Background: When you take a dip in the sea after slathering in sunscreen think about this. There are thousands of chemicals from personal care pro...

Green beauty ingredients - Coconut Oil

Coconut oil - is it truly good for the skin?

Meet the peat

What is Peat? Peat originates in swamp, where it has been naturally developed during hundreds or even thousands of years. It is the accumulation o...

Plant nutrients in skincare or can we use the benefits of superfoods for skincare?

Have you ever wondered how do plants, flora, trees, survive harsh weather, snow, dryness, UV, pollution, particulate matter, excessive heat and ot...

All about clays - Benefits of natural material from the Earth

Background: Clays are perfectly natural, mineral-origin, and can be used as cosmetic actives with multiple applications. Cosmetic quality clays ar...

Anti pollution - Ingredients from botanical sources

Background Air pollution is a rising problem in many metropolitan areas around the world. Airborne contaminants include carbon monoxide, sulfur dio...

Firming cream formulation - overview

Loss of skin elasticity and sagging is one of the signs of ageing. Turkey necks, sagging jowls, wilting cheeks are conditions influenced by elasti...