The Wonder that is Tamanu Oil!

Tamanu oil has been used for many generations to correct hair and skin issues. The oil itself is a natural moisturizer and is said to boost the immune system, offer sun protection, soothe skin irritations from wounds and bug bites, promote cell regeneration, and has anti-inflammatory qualities as well as antibacterial properties.

Sun Protection 101- What you need to know about the ingredients in your Sun Protection Product

There are three kinds of UV (ultraviolet) light that comes from the sun. UVA has longer wavelengths and penetrates further into the dermis which is why it can cause DNA damage. UVB has shorter wavelengths and is responsible for sunburns. UVC has an even shorter wavelength, but is absorbed by our ozone layer so is not a cause for concern.

Carrot Seed Oil Uses and Benefits for Your Skin

Carrot seed oil, or daucus carota has characteristics that make it a good addition to your skin care regimen.  It is included in many high quality botanical based products already. While this ingredient has great potential for positive effects, it is also lauded for some that may not be quite …

Iceland’s Christmas Advert Has Been Banned From TV But They Want You To See It Anyway

Abbreviated reproduction of post on Unilad  Iceland’s 2018 Christmas advert has been banned from TV for being political, but the company still wants viewers to see it. Source: Iceland’s Christmas Advert Has Been Banned From TV But They Want You To See It AnywayThe 90-second feature, titled Rang-Tan, featured an …

Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act Passes in California Senate

SB 1249 makes it illegal for cosmetics manufacturers to sell any finished product or component that was knowingly tested on animals after January 1, 2020.  The bill states that “Existing law prohibits manufacturers and contract testing facilities from using traditional animal testing methods within this state when an appropriate alternative …

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