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Glycerin

Glycerin is a very versatile ingredients that is commonly used in skin and hair care products because of its humectant properties (it attracts moisture from the air). Glycerin helps maintain the skin's barrier function against the elements, and is often used to treat medical conditions like psoriasis and dermatitis, as well as dry skin.
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Essential Oils - The importance of Soil and Weather

The chemical composition and the quality of an essential oil is not constant because the variations in its constituents are linked to different factors which affect the growth of the plant it is extracted from. An …
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Benefits of massage in facial treatments

Facial massage, often seen as minor, is an important part of a professional beauty treatment. A massage can achieve an array of effects on the skin such as boosted circulation (blood and lymph), decreased puffiness …
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Squalane vs Squalene

Squalane is an ideal ingredient to repair and soothe dehydrated and damaged skin. It is widely used in the formulation of cosmetics because of its emollient and hydrating properties. Squalane does not occur in nature ...
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Fillers

Beauty product are often described by the active ingredients that are part of their formula but forget other elements often called ‘’fillers’’. So, let’s talk about a few of those misunderstood ingredients which are …
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The Eye Contour

The eye contour area is a circle that reaches from the inner corner of your eye to the outer corner below the end of your eyebrow. It includes the area underneath your eye as well as up to your brow bone. A few facts…
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Green Chemistry

Chemistry is the study of the composition, structure, properties and change of matter and how these elements undergo changes (matter is anything that has weight and occupies space and is made of particles). Every day …
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Summer Skincare Tips

In summer, our skin is subjected to increased sun exposure which can lead to sunburn, dehydration, pigmentation, prickly heat; dry hot wind and office air conditioning are another cause of skin dehydration and dryness.
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Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin is very common in today's population. It can be defined as skin that is easily irritated and can range from mild to severe. Sensitive skin manifests as redness, tightness, stinging or the skin would be…
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Rosacea

Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition which principally affects the face. Rosacea will worsen with time if left untreated. It is often mistaken for acne or eczema, or some other skin allergy. If you present …
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Naturoderm

Naturoderm is a powerful antiseptic for the skin. Its formulation packed with antiseptic active ingredients makes it perfect to purify and disinfect the skin. In a base of vegetal alcohol, these are the main active …
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What it inflammation?

Inflammation primarily is a defence mechanism of the body. It provides an effective protection against viruses and bacteria. It’s also a healing and repairing response to a trauma. In normal circumstances, when the …
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How to choose a Cleanser

PHYT’S cleansers come in different formulations which are adapted to different skin types. Choosing the right cleanser is a matter of knowing your skin type/condition or product consistency and use. In many cases it …
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Hemp Oil

Hemp has been cultivated for over 12,000 years. It is used for a wide variety of purposes such as ropes, textiles, paper, clothing, construction and nutritional supplements. Hemp oil is also now widely used in the …
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Essential oil of Ylang Ylang

This essential oil is distilled from the flower of the Cananga odorata tree. The distillation of the Ylang flower produces 3 different types of Ylang Ylang essential oils. The 1st portion of the oil extracted right at …
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Detox

Toxic load on the cells, organs, tissue, and systems lead to malfunctioning at each of these levels. When toxic chemicals saturate fatty tissue, these are then released into the connective tissue layer and the skin …
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Slowing the Process of Natural Skin Ageing

Ageing is a complex process. One of the problems is the gradual but progressive loss of important hormones together with many other structural and biochemical changes in the chromosomes. Smoking, too much alcohol, sun …
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Winter Skincare Essentials

The cold affects the skin’s natural protection against dryness, dehydration among other things. If the skin is left unprotected it will react with irritation, redness and increase of fine lines (wrinkles). There are …
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