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Little Known Ways Grapefruit Helps Your Skin

I have many memories of the time I would spend at my grandparents home as a child. I remember setting food out for the squirrels and watching them climb up onto the window sill, hiding under the staircase and putting coins in my grandfather’s giant green glass bottle and sitting on the laminate countertop watching […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil is extracted from the seed of the Simmondsia chinensis plant which is 50% liquid wax esters. The Simmondsia chinensis plant can endure high temperatures and is native to Southern Arizona, Southern California and Northwestern Mexico. This golden oil was popularized after the ban on whaling in 1971. Whale oil (squalene) was used in […]

Ingredient Spotlight: Colloidal Oatmeal

Colloidal oatmeal is finely ground oatmeal that has been boiled to make an extract. This ingredient can be used for several skin care applications. Oats have been used for centuries to soothe the skin. In the 1st century AD, Greek Physician and Botanist, Dioscorides refers in length the oat as a healing agent. Things like […]