02 June

Licorice

You might have heard about the famous licorice root somewhere. Or everywhere. Well, what’s the hype about it (in skincare)? Let’s quickly run through five of its primary benefits for the …

22 May

Butters

Did you know? There are more butters available for application on your hair and skin than just cocoa and shea butters. These are: –          Mango butter –          Almond butter –          Olive butter –          Hemp seed butter …

10 May

Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 (also known as ubiquinone) is, in the simplest terms, an antioxidant (read more on antioxidants here) produced naturally in every cell of the body. Its production begins to …

10 May

Antioxidants

What are they? Antioxidants are substances that protect and shield the skin from external skin stressors. They are preventative PLUS curative. What do they do? Your skin’s health starts to …

05 May

Green Tea

Green tea is one form of therapy on its own. Packed with EGCG (epigallocatechin-3-gallate) – a major polyphenolic compound found in green tea – it delivers high levels of antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial effects, helpful …

26 April

Horsetail

Yet another medicinal herb Horsetail is. It has been associated with wound-healing since very long, and coupled with its strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial effects, it turns out a great …