Cosmetic Chemistry

  • What does SPF mean?

    SUNSCREEN! We know its important but what does it all mean? 🤔 SPF:Sunscreens usually have an SPF rating. 15, 30 or 50. SPF stands for sun protecti...
  • Tips for Caring for Skin in Autumn

    Tips for Caring for Skin in Autumn  Can you believe that summer is over already! Im not looking forward to 6 months of rain so hope...
  • Aluminium does not cause cancer

    Truth bomb alert! Aluminium does not cause cancer. Antiperspirants work by aluminium salts blocking sweat glands, not the lymph nodes. Its importan...
  • About Vitamin C

    VITAMIN C - should be taken internally as well as applied externally. What does it do?🤷🏻‍♀️• helps to protect and keep cells healthy• maintaining h...
  • What is a Sleep Mask?

    What is a sleep mask? Is it another fancy name for a night cream? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Sleep is so important to skin health. It affects our natural in...
  • Free from claims

    'FREE FROM' CLAIMS Did you know that free from claims are no longer permitted to promote a cosmetic product? Brand owners and companies are not pe...
  • What is gotu kola?

    WHAT IS GOTU KOLA?Gotu Kola is a member of the parsley family and has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine and ayurveda (the traditional ...
  • Lets look closer at: Glycerin

    WHAT IS IT: Glycerin is a humectant or water binding additive. It performs a number of functions in a formula including as a skin conditioning ...
  • How natural is natural?

    Natural is a very broad term for skincare that is sourced from nature. It means raw materials that are completely from plants, flowers, frui...
  • What is baby oil?

    Baby oil is a mineral oil also known as liquid paraffin. It is used on babies and a very common ingredient in skin care, designed as a lighter oil ...
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