Is Witch Hazel good for your skin? The Answer is No!

If you are one of the many Women who are looking for a safer, more natural solution in addressing skin issues, then you probably have heard of Witch Hazel. It’s reputed to be a solution to many skin problems. It is. But only on a short term basis. It acts like an astringent, removes oil and minimizes pores. The bad news is that it is a temporary fix. Witch Hazel contains Tannins, which...

A Rose is a Rose....Or is it?

A Rose is a Rose....Or is it?
We're always on the look out for a botanical or fruit extract that will provide a truly organic, natural scent to our products. As with any ingredient we choose, it must provide a benefit to the skin and not be sensitizing. We haven't found it yet. (No, not essential oils..while wonderful for many things, skin is not one of them. They are simply too strong and "solvent like" for the skin--- damage...

Peptides...Hype or Happy dance?

Peptides...Hype or Happy dance?
What is a Peptide and what does it do for our skin?Peptides are amino acids and in turn, they are the building blocks of protein in the skin. What's exciting about Peptides? In short, Peptides penetrate deeply into the skin and stimulate collagen production. No easy task. When they are formed in specific formations, they create specific proteins. That's good news for our skin. They are i...