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Oats and health benefits for skin

Oats are amazing for your skin! the more I read about this ingredient, the more convinced I am to include it in as many products as possible!Not only does it sooth irritation and help eczema, it also decreases inflammation!!! Now, … Continue reading

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Fragrance

My fragrances are a mixture of essential oils and synthetic oils. Ingredient listing is not provided by companies that sell fragrance, as they are not required by law to provide this. I have scoured the internet from companies that make … Continue reading

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Soy Lecithin as an emulsifier :)

“Soy is an excellent natural moisturizer. For those people with combination type of skin, products with soy oil or soy milk can help even out the skin’s texture by reducing the oiliness while moisturizing dry areas. Age marks including skin … Continue reading

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E-wax, (Emulsifying Wax ) is all natural?!

So, for the fun of opening this can of worms, here is my take on emulsifying wax  (e-wax) and what it means to be all-natural 🙂 What IS all-natural really? To go ALL NATURAL would be to grab a plant, … Continue reading

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Cocoa Butter

Cocoa Butter is a favorite of mine in my products, you will see!! 🙂 I love it for how SILKY SMOOTH it makes your skin feel, and the smell is DIVINE!! 🙂 It penetrates the top layer of your skin … Continue reading

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Vitamin E on your skin

I love to use Vitamin E as much as I can in my products, due to it’s undeniable health benefits for your skin and body! I started using my Vit E capsules that I bought and just haven’t taken orally … Continue reading

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Beeswax

Beeswax is a BEAUTIFUL ingredient for lotions, I don’t know why more recipes don’t have it in them! Well, I guess I do; it took me about 12 hours over a few days of adding and tweaking my recipe till … Continue reading

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Cromoist Oat Protein

A hydrating complex of vegetable derived hydrolyzed oat protein. Great in skin creams and lotions, hair care products, body washes etc. Helps retain and add moisture to the skin and adds softness, texture and manageability to the hair.  Manufactured by … Continue reading

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Potassium Sorbate and why I use it

Used to inhibit mold, yeast, fungi and some bacteria. One of those “naturally occurring” or “naturally derived” chemicals. Potassium Sorbate is the potassium salt of sorbic acid.Potassium sorbate is very soluble in water (58.2% at 20 °C) . Used in … Continue reading

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About Citric Acid and why I use it

Citric acid (taken from citrus fruits like lemons) is used for many different reasons, some of which are: “Antioxidant and preservative properties prevents rancidity and bacteria growth Astringency and Acidity Used in sourdough bread for an extra tart taste (known … Continue reading

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