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Natural Skincare Ingredients

What does ‘Natural’ mean?

Natural means anything that is nature-made, not man-made. In cosmetic terms, this is the Cosmos definition of ingredients from natural origin: “The following are of natural origin: water minerals and ingredients of mineral origin physically processed agro-ingredients chemically processed agro-ingredients (and parts thereof) derived wholly from the above.” Cosmetic ingredients of natural origin often have…

Natural Beauty Tips

Still not convinced that ‘natural is best?’ Today, Stephanie from Expert Home Tips is sharing her top natural beauty tips with us. From using natural, ‘miracle’ products to ways to make your natural skincare more effective than ever, Stephanie shows us just how powerful nature can be! 1. Sweating is a natural way to flush…

Natural Alternative To Paraffin Based And Aqueous Skin Creams

paraffin free skin cream

You may have read these headlines on 20th March, 2017. “Skin creams containing paraffin are causing people to set themselves on fire, sometimes with lethal consequences, it has been reported. Paraffin creams are used for skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis but can also soak clothes or bedding, which can make the fabric flammable.…

Organic Skincare That Works

organic skin care

Firstly, I believe that genuinely organic skincare works better than non-organic as it is more readily absorbed into the skin, than formulations that are predominantly made up of man-made chemicals.  Your skin and body ‘recognise’ the natural goodness and react – almost saying, ‘Yes please, we like this!’  However, some companies do think ‘organic first, efficacy…

Organic Skincare versus Non-Organic Skincare

Why Organic Skincare?

Organic Skincare Benefits What are the benefits to you and your skin and the world of using Organic Skin Care Products as against traditional products? Firstly, you are avoiding all the harmful chemicals that penetrate into your system through the skin.  You know how well skin patches work – well skin products penetrate the skin…

Micro-beads and other Nasties


Microbeads and other Nasties Microbeads are in the news at the moment, so I thought I should blog about them. Firstly let me reassure you that NONE of our products contain them.  (Our Gentle Facial Exfoliator contains ground almonds – yummy!). I am glad that the Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced a plan to ban microbeads from…

The difference between oils, balms and creams

Rescue Salve

I am writing this as Summer beach weather settles over Cornwall and nature gives us an abundance of brilliance to delight our senses. A good time to think about extra moisturisation for the face and body as the sun and outdoors can be so drying. So what are the basic differences between an oil, a…

Why Organic and Natural?

Cornish Coastal living

The skin is the largest organ in the body and what you put on it is absorbed into your system. If you have changed to organic eating habits, or just like to eat healthy food you might be wondering about an organic and natural solution for skin care. Using organic skincare can be compared with…

Cosmetic ingredients that actually work

Organic Cleanse, Tone & Moisturise gift pack

(Retinoic acid is found naturally in the special natural oils that we use in our products) It is in Our Rejuvenating Serum, Moisturising Day Cream, Regenerating Night Cream,  Firming Eye Cream, Stretch Mark Cream, Lite & Brite, Ultra Radiance Day and Night Creams and Serum. Another quote A quote from ‘ Cosmetic Ingredients that Actually Work’…

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