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Essential oils, natural, but not without risks

Essential oils, natural, but not without risks

Essential oils are increasingly used in so-called "natural" cosmetics and we continue to talk about their benefits for the body and skin ... maybe even a little too much! By hearing and reading many things about their beneficial effects, one would be almost tempted to use them everywhere, all the time and for everything: medicine, skincare, nutrition, etc. This is also what is done by many people and this is the whole problem of essential oils. First of all, you have to know that the oils are ...

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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 information that I found in writing this article, for those who are not aware, 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 any beauty trends will certainly have noticed the increased presence on the market of hyaluronic acid, an ingredient that has become almost mythical. Believe me, he's here to stay! Hyaluronic acid: what is it? Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in body fluids (vitreous humor, synovial fluid, etc.) as well as in skin tissues (extracellular matrix), where it is most abundant. This small molecule is able to contain 1000x its weight in water, which gives it a rather impressive humectant property. Note also that he would have ...

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How to read a list of cosmetic ingredients?

How to read a list of cosmetic ingredients?

When it comes to choosing a care product, it's important to take a look at the list of ingredients. In Canada, all cosmetics must have one on their packaging. In addition, manufacturers and suppliers must comply with certain typographic and writing requirements to facilitate understanding for the consumer. The first thing to know is that the ingredients in a product are listed in order of importance, according to their weight concentration. Those at the top of the list are present in larger quantities, while the lower they are, ...

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