be clean, beauty

be clean, beauty

what is clean beauty? we’re not entirely sure, either, but we do know that the definition varies from one brand to the next. we think that clean s...

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the regal rose

the regal rose

the alluring rose has a rich cultural history of beauty remedies dating back to Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty. the Romans used ro...

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layers of sustainable beauty

layers of sustainable beauty

we look for sustainable products in our everyday household items - metal straws, shopper totes, reusable water bottles - so why not carry this pra...

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crazy for kukui

crazy for kukui

Native to India and Indonesia, the kukui nut eventually migrated to Brazil and Hawaii. Translated as "light" or "enlightenment" from the Hawaiian, ...

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crazy for coconuts

crazy for coconuts

coconut oil is one of those ingredients that has garnered swathes of gushing press in recent years, with everyone from celebrity stylists to beauty...

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preservation

preservation

how do we preserve nature's bounty in a way that maintains the quality of the ingredients and product, without harming the user? preservatives are ...

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balancing bergamot

balancing bergamot

bergamot has been shown in scientific studies to reduce anxiety and depression, act as an anti-microbial, decrease serum cortisol levels, and lower...

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ylang ylang

ylang ylang

ylang ylang is a scented flower derived from a tropical tree native to Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, although it has also been introduce...

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carrier oils

carrier oils

carrier oils are used to dilute essential oils prior to application to the skin, as essential oils and absolutes may cause severe irritation or sen...

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lemon, calm and bright

lemon, calm and bright

The lemon (Citrus limon) is native to Asia, and is thought to have first grown in Assam, India.   Lemons first entered Europe through ancient Rome...

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