Hyaluronic acid (Hi-a-loo-ron-ick acid) or HA is a naturally occurring sugar molecule produced by our skin cells. It's literally a part of the framework that structures our skin, called the extracellular matrix. It occurs naturally in most of the connective tissues in our bodies. Why do we need to apply it if our skin produces … Continue reading Hyaluronic Acid: What is it and why is it in everything?
Evening primrose oil has been used since ancient times to heal wounds, treat mood disorders and menstrual issues. It is also used to help with the symptoms associated with menopause such as hot flashes. Native to England, North America and certain parts of Europe, Evening primrose flowers bloom at dusk or in cloudy conditions. They … Continue reading Evening primrose oil for healthy skin, hair and hormones
Say what? Charcoal? The black stuff? Yes, I know, it sounds a bit bizarre but activated charcoal is NOT the same as the stuff you use for a BBQ! Activated charcoal is a very fine black powder that you can usually buy from health stores or pharmacies. There are also many beauty products that contain … Continue reading How to use activated charcoal as a skincare product