Eczema

Eczema: how do I get rid of it?

By the 18 May 2020

Intense itching, flaking skin, redness, dryness, and blistering: eczema can make life really hard! It can be treated and soothed easily, but will always end up coming back unless you resolve the triggers. You have to work out the cause before you can completely get rid of it.

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Is dry-brushing a good idea?

By the 11 May 2020

Have you heard people talking about dry-brushing for the body and face? Supposedly a gentle cleansing method, the process supposedly allows you to cleanse your skin without removing its protective layer of acids and oils! But is it really good for the skin? We’re going to give you all the details…

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Is SCI the key to organic shampoo?

By the 11 June 2020

So you’ve been persuaded: organic shampooing is the right move. For your hair, health, and the environment. Whether in solid or liquid format, you’ll be avoiding silicones, synthetic fragrances, and aggressive sulfate surfactants. A good start! But is it just a start? Unfortunately yes, have another look at the label. There’s a big chance you’ll find sodium cocoyl isethionate: SCI is a really common surfactant, used frequently in organic shampoos. But, unfortunately, it’s not so good for the planet…

Natural and natural origin, what’s the difference?

By the 24 March 2020

Natural cosmetics are thriving and we’re not complaining! Between some sometimes subtle nuances and confusions cleverly maintained by greenwashing, it’s not always easy to understand what you’re dealing with. Like, do you know the difference between a natural ingredient and an ingredient of natural origin? We might think that they’re one and the same: after all, both of them are derived from nature, right? In reality, the difference can be substantial…