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How you can use essential oils for aromatherapy and relaxation. Aromatic Ingredients

How you can use essential oils for aromatherapy and relaxation

March 16, 2019

For thousands of years, various cultures have used essential oils for their medicinal and health benefits. We have yet to discover all of the wonderful health benefits of every essential oil. They can be used in and around the house for many different purposes, aromatherapy being the most popular. 
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What Makes a Great Natural Toothpaste? Aromatic Ingredients

What Makes a Great Natural Toothpaste?

March 11, 2019

There are many trends that fluctuate over time, but the need for high-quality personal care products like toothpaste will always exist. In fact, the personal care ingredients market accounted for 13.37 billion USD in 2016 and is expected to reach 17.33 Billion USD by 2022. 

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Ingredients that sound just as good as they actually are

Ingredients that sound just as good as they actually are

March 08, 2019

Both brands and cosmetic chemists are loving the appeal of unique and interesting ingredients that not only work but sound amazing on product labels. With new buzz-worthy ingredients taking over social media in an instant the beauty industry is trending on these ingredients for not just their effectiveness but the hot names that are being promoted on product labels.
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Why do we add preservatives in formulations?

Why do we add preservatives in formulations?

February 26, 2019

There’s a lot of bad publicity about the many chemicals used to preserve cosmetics. So, you may be wondering why don’t companies just stop the use of preservatives all together? The simple answer is = Cosmetic and skincare products just aren’t as safe without them.

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Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: What is SLS and Why Does It Matter?

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate: What is SLS and Why Does It Matter?

February 19, 2019

SLS, also known as Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, is a chemical found in the composition of most cosmetics, body care, and cleaning products. It has become so highly utilised over the years because it creates that wonderful, frothy lather associated with shampoo and body wash. However, SLS has also become known for its side effects that range from skin irritation to pollution. 
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Oils to add appeal and function to your skincare lines.

Oils to add appeal and function to your skincare lines.

February 16, 2019

When it comes to formulating beauty products, cosmetics, and other personal care products, unrefined and cold-pressed oils offer the most beneficial and attractive properties for consumers. Being able to claim unrefined and cold-pressed oils on your label is an important selling point among today’s ingredients-conscious shoppers.
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What’s In An Oil?

What’s In An Oil?

February 10, 2019

If you’re searching for the right oil to serve as the base of your natural beauty or personal care product, you may be scratching your head trying to determine how exactly each option differs. After all, it’s easy enough to purchase an entire alphabet soup of oil, from acai oil and almond oil to sunflower oil and watermelon seed oil. Which exotic and intriguing option will provide the properties you need? Here’s a quick guide to help you sort your oils.
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A Quick Guide to Vitamin E - Aromatic Ingredients

A Quick Guide to Vitamin E

January 31, 2019

Pick up any anti-ageing skincare product, and chances are that you’ll find vitamin E listed somewhere within the ingredients. Thanks to its antioxidant properties and inflammation-fighting abilities, vitamin E offers powerful benefits to the skin.
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Packaging is one of the most important details of your product

Packaging is one of the most important details of your product

January 26, 2019

Packing is one of the most important details of your product. Yes, it’s the one that will be pushed into a dark cupboard and eventually disposed of, but more importantly, the packaging is what delivers your product. You can’t sell a face cream without a tube or perfume without a bottle.
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Using Natural flavours to Capture Desire For Unsweetened Beverage Options

Using Natural flavours to Capture Desire For Unsweetened Beverage Options

January 18, 2019

It’s no secret that water is the best beverage choice for the body, but our society’s desire for flavoured drinks runs deep. This explains why brands like LaCroix that offer naturally flavoured sparkling water have enjoyed such a surge in popularity over the past few years.
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Definition of IFRA Classes - Aromatic Ingredients

Definition of IFRA Classes

January 08, 2019

Definition of IFRA Classes

Disclaimer: This Certificate provides restrictions for use of the specified product based only on those materials restricted by IFRA Standards for the toxicity endpoint(s) described in each Standard. This Certificate does not provide certification of a comprehensive safety assessment of all product constituents.

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Charcoal is the new black

Charcoal is the new black

January 08, 2019

It’s one of the breakout ingredients used in products today with the promise to make teeth whiter and skin clearer, but what really is activated charcoal?
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