October 8, 2015
Natural Products Association and Natural Cosmetics
The Natural Products Association (NPA) is a nonprofit association in the United States that has been around for 75 years and has established guidelines on natural and “natural cosmetics”. The NPA certifies products and ingredients as “natural” when adhering to their guidelines and receiving approval of the natural product by the NPA.…READ MORE »
October 6, 2015
Since we transferred over to a new website, we lost our product reviews in the process.
We are asking for your help for honest reviews on our classes/courses and eBooks that you have previously purchased. In doing so, we will reward you with:
$5 JMN Credit per review!
Just email us at email@example.com with the name of the product/s reviewed to receive your JMN Credit!…READ MORE »
October 4, 2015
Natural Cosmetics at Joan Morais Naturals
In the cosmetic industry there is no formal definition and no standard of “natural” and “natural cosmetics”. I wrote a blog on defining natural cosmetics and my thoughts on further labeling of cosmetics here. The processing of natural ingredients makes it even more confusing on determining natural cosmetics. More cosmetic ingredients are being produced to meet the natural market demand; derived from plants, sustainable and biodegradable.…
September 29, 2015
Happy National Coffee Day! Make a pot of coffee in celebration and save the grounds for an exfoliating body scrub.
This makes a great face and body exfoliate. One of the secrets across the world for beautiful skin is gentle exfoliation. This removes dead skin cells that sit on top of your skin that makes it look dull.…READ MORE »
September 26, 2015
Vegan Cosmetics also known as Plant-Based Cosmetics
I think cosmetics should include on the label a symbol stating they contain animal products. Consumers should know what is in their cosmetics. Many cosmetics contain pig oil, cow skin, hoofs, etc. For a list of common animal-based products read this post. The consumer should know if an ingredient is made from the by product of the slaughter of an animal and if that product contains ingredients from an animal.…