Skin care

Top 7 Harmful Chemicals to Avoid in Skin Care

Does skin care actually take care of your skin? These products are supposed to make you feel good and to increase your wellbeing. But do they really? More often than people realize, the answer is no. If you want to use safe soaps, shampoos and other cosmetics, you only have a choice: to know which...

Is Sunscreen Enough to Protect Your Skin in the Summer? Probably Not.

Summer may be fun for us, but not so much for our skin. Which is why it’s so important to keep it safe with the right products. But is sunscreen enough to protect your skin during summer? New research finds that even if you put sunscreen on your body before soaking up the sun all...

The soapmaker’s philosophy: Cold process

Cold Process soapmaking is the act of mixing fixed oils (common oils include Olive, Coconut and Palm) with an alkali (Sodium Hydroxide or Lye). The result is a chemical process called saponification, where the composition of the oils change with the help of the lye to create a bar of soap. One of the main...
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