Ingredients

Focus on: Aloe

Focus on: Aloe

Beyond the fact that the aloe is a very pretty plant, it has several very interesting qualities to exploit in cosmetics ... and it is also what has been done for several decades! There are several species, but it is the aloe vera that is the most used around the world. I open a parenthesis to share with you some information that I found writing this article, for those who would not know, aloe, like cactus, survives when it is not watered often ... Parenthesis closed. What makes it such a popular choice and especially what are the real benefits of ...

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What is Hyaluronic Acid?

What is Hyaluronic Acid?

Those who follow the beauty trends will certainly have noticed the increased presence in the market of hyaluronic acid, an ingredient almost become mythical. Believe me, he's here to stay! Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in the fluids of the body (vitreous humor, synovial fluid, etc.) and in the tissues of the skin (extracellular matrix), where it is most abundant. This small molecule is able to contain 1000x its weight in water, which confers to it a property of humectant quite impressive. Note also that it would have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. He...

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Understanding the list of ingredients

Understanding the list of ingredients

When it comes to choosing a care product, it's important to take a look at the list of ingredients. In Canada, every cosmetic must have one on its packaging. In addition, manufacturers and suppliers must comply with certain typography and writing requirements in order to facilitate understanding for the consumer. What you should know first is that the ingredients in a product are listed in order of importance, depending on their concentration by weight. Those placed at the top of the list are present in greater quantity, while the lower they are, the more ...

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