Latest Hot Topic in Skincare

Your Skin Microbiome (Part 1) Microbiome sounds like something out of biology textbooks, and not even remotely related to beauty. Yet, insiders and industry experts will tell you that microbiome is now the hottest topic in skincare in recent months. Microbiome is not something new. However, its importance in skincare has only been discovered. So…

Peptides For Skin Rejuvenation – Why Is It Better Than Placenta or Collagen?

Peptides – Biotechnology’s Gift To Your Skin Peptides are bioengineered from naturally-occurring substances. Their purity and unique characteristics give them unequal skin beautifying powers that are far more superior than placenta extracts or collagen. As the skin ages, the cells progressively lose their physiological capacities. Cellular activities slow down and wrinkles appear gradually. Therefore, one…

Are All Plant Extracts Created Equal?

How Does Biodynamic Extraction Method Work? Traditionally, herbs are extracted with solvent, heat and water, and the entire process may take hours. In the biodynamic extraction method, herbs are extracted using electromagnetic energy which targets and penetrates the plant tissues. This causes a spontaneous opening of the cell membranes to release the active herbal constituents…

Upclose with Nature: Lavender

Health Benefits: Relieves stress, tension and headaches. Promotes a sense of relaxation. Uplifts the mood by chasing away depression and other emotional disturbances. Relieves colic in infants. Beauty Benefits: Soothes and reduces skin inflammation. Promotes healing of minor burns and wounds. Relieves itching and stinging sensation due to insect bites. Recipe 1: Stress Relief Essential…

Upclose with Nature : Rose

Besides being the universal symbol of love and romance, rose is often associated with pleasure and beauty too. The tyrannical Roman emperor, Nero, for example, was well known for his lavish parties where tonnes of rose petals were used to scent the great halls of his palace. The Persians are also avid lovers of rose.…

Upclose With Nature – Roman Chamomile

Roman Chamomile is one of the more popular herbs for daily use. Its popularity can be attributed in part to its lovely floral scent which many find very pleasing and soothing to the senses. Health benefits: Relieves fevers and headaches. Relieves indigestion and diarrhea. Soothes cramps and alleviates menstrual problems. Relieves stress and nervous tension.…