Category Archives: Clear Skin Tips

Skin Care For Adult Acne – Discover The Secrets And Lies Of The Acne Industry

When it comes to skin care for adult acne, there are several things you can do right now to help end the breakouts and repair your skin. If you’re anything like me, you’ve gone the typical adult acne treatment route and you’re not seeing any results, otherwise you wouldn’t be here right now, would you? The first thing you can do to help your skin is throw out every single chemical products that you use on your skin. All chemicals, no matter how gentle they claim to […]

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Phyto Squalane in Cosmetics – An Alternative to Shark Liver Squalene

In my search for excellent ingredients to include in our skin care products I came across phyto-squalane. I had heard of shark liver squalene which is taken as a dietary supplement, but not phyto squalane from olive oil. As an alternative to shark squalene, phyto-squalane has been used as a great moisturiser and cosmetic ingredient. Squalene is naturally found in your skin. It helps to maintain its health, moisture and softness. The amount in our skin declines as we age, so topical application helps maintain the moisture […]

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Skin Tightening Secrets of Japanese Skincare That Can Work Wonders For Your Beauty and Charm!

Japanese Skincare is world renowned for its anti-aging wonders. Japanese people tend to age so gracefully. We all know it and are amazed by this fact. But is it all in their genes? It is certainly not all in their genes. It would be helpful for us to look into their dietary habits, so that we can delve deeper into the secrets of Japanese skincare. Seafood Diet- A vital part of Japanese Skincare The Japanese people love seafood. Their diet is rich in seafoods that have a […]

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What Does Botanical Skincare Really Mean?

Have you noticed how many botanical skincare products there are on the market today? The number is staggering, actually. Everything from hand soap to shampoo seems to have some link to various plants that are grown on the good earth. Have you ever asked yourself why these ingredients are so popular? What is it about these ingredients that make marketing companies fall over themselves as they try to outsell each other by touting the “natural” ingredients of their products? Botanical refers to plants. When you see this […]

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History of Skincare Part 5: Imperial China: From the Tang Dynasty to the Ming Dynasty, 618-1644

Desiring the Pale By the time the Tang dynasty rolled around, the women of the Imperial Court had turned skin care and cosmetic application into a fine art form. Borrowing artistic techniques from the Buddhism that had spread throughout the country, women turned themselves into gilded statues, complete with smooth, porcelain skin and facial appliques. Having a pale complexion continued to rise in importance as court women went to new and greater heights to whiten their skin, both temporarily and permanently. From Pre-Imperial times, Chinese women had […]

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Acne Treatment Solutions – A Comprehensive Review

Acne plagues thousands of people around the world. From teenagers to adults on the wrong side of middle age, it is a skin disorder that is extremely common as well as very unpleasant. It is painful, distressing, and often leaves scars even after it is treated. There are hundreds of skin-care products that claim to treat acne. Finding the right treatment for you is almost like finding a needle in a haystack. To make things a little easier for you, here is a comprehensive review of five […]

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How To Start A Skin Care Business – Choosing A Name

The skin care market is a huge industry where the volume of sales are dominated by the large global brands, however there is plenty of room for new smaller entrants in the niches of this industry. There are lots of factors to consider, with choosing a name being one of the major decisions to take. When looking at names it is important to decide whether it is going to reflect the product, for example, natural or organic. Is the product for the men’s skin care market or […]

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Do You Need a License to Sell Organic Skincare Products?

In 2004, American cosmetic buyers indicated that 66% of them use organic make up products. The market for these products has also risen from $190 million to $318 over a five year period. Because of these numbers, organic cosmetics are becoming more mainstream and can be found in well known stores all over the country. This promising trend underlines current attitudes regarding green causes and a desire to lead healthier lifestyles. As manufacturer grows to meet the demand, they look fro more outlets to sell their products. […]

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Babassu Oil and Its Benefits In Natural Skin Care

Of all the ingredients used in natural skin care today, babassu oil is one of the best when it comes to making your skin smooth and soft. Let me tell you a bit more about this wonderful gift of nature and it’s benefits in natural skin care. Babassu oil, also called babassu wax or babassu butter, comes from the kernels of the babassu tree. When the nuts ripen and fall to the ground, the kernels are gathered and cracked open by “babassu breakers” – women specialized in […]

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The Skin Care Benefits of Azulene

Azulene is a constituent of the volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from Chamomile, Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile), Achillea millefolium (Yarrow), or Tanacetum anuum (Blue tansy), and it is distinguished by it’s spectacular blue colour. Azulenes are unsaturated blue hydrocarbons, isomers of naphthalene. Chamomile contains a wide variety of active constituents. Each one of these constituents expresses a specific action but the fascinating holistic effect is the result of all of the components working together. The main constituents in the oil from chamomile are alpha-bisabolol and chamazulene, […]

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