Expiration Date of your Skincare Products: do you know it?

Expiration Date of your Skincare Products: do you know it?
Is there an Expiration Date on your Skincare or Cosmetic Product? Under the European Union regulation on cosmetic products, there is no mandatory requirement to display an expiration date, if a product is fit for use for 30 months or more from the date of manufacture. However, the regulation requires...

Calendula oil: gold for the skin!

Calendula oil: gold for the skin!
The winter's cold and windy weather can adversely affect our skin, especially the hands and lips, by leaving it dry, cut, peeling and in need of extra care. A golden flower comes to our rescue, the calendula flower (calendula officinalis), also called marigold. Originally from the northern parts of the...

Frankincense: a Gift this Christmas!

Frankincense: a Gift this Christmas!
This is the time of year I tell my children stories of giving and receiving, as we prepare to celebrate this festive period. The story that comes to mind is the one of the three Kings, gifting myrrh, gold, and frankincense to baby Jesus at his birth. Frankincense has been...

Make sure you Know what you Buy!

Make sure you Know what you Buy!
Our body dislikes chemicals. They interfere with our immune system, and that is how some allergies and skin problems develop and manifest themselves. Every cell in the body constantly rejects toxic chemicals. This cleansing process becomes harder as we eat processed food and use body products such as cleansers, moisturizers,...