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Eco-Friendly Packaging For Skin & Hair Care Products

Written on February 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Eco-Friendly Packaging

Eco-Friendly Packaging for Skin & Hair Care Products

Think about your most recent skin, body or hair care product you purchased. What made you buy THAT product? Have you purchased it before? Did you plan to buy it? What did you like about the packaging? What didn’t you like about the packaging? Once you took it home, was there anything else you noticed about the packaging that you may or may not have liked? What about Eco-Friendly packaging? Did that happen to cross your mind?

Eco-Friendly products and packaging are an important area that consumers are taking notice. Organic and/or natural skin, body and hair care product use has been on the rise for some time, but lately the packaging and containers the products are in are becoming important as well.…


All About Hair: Hair Types and Scalp Conditions

Written on February 5, 2018 at 9:08 am

Hair Types Scalp Conditions

All About Hair: Hair Types and Scalp Conditions

Let’s talk about hair! Short, long, curly, straight, frizzy, dry, oily, natural, relaxed, and the list goes on. Everyone’s hair is unique to them. At Joan Morais Naturals we are all about celebrating YOUR hair and what you can do to nourish and care for your hair in the best way for YOU.

Most hair products you find at the store and even the hair salons are not going to be nourishing for your unique hair needs. Did you know that most shampoos are meant to dry out your hair so that you then need conditioner to add the moisture back in?!…


Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course FAQs

Written on January 31, 2018 at 6:37 pm

Hair Perfume Recipes

Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course

Have you been thinking about making your own professional natural skin care products? Enrollment for our Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course is now open for Fall 2018! This course is rarely mentored and guided by Joan Morais and this is the time!

Not sure if the Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course is for you? Here are some frequently asked questions on the course which will hopefully help you better understand if this is the course for you.

How is this course provided?

The course is an in-depth online video-based training program that is completely self-guided.…


Beauty Trends, Part One: Rising Trends

Written on November 16, 2017 at 9:26 am

Easy DIY Skin Care Recipes

We read the Google Beauty Trends Report 2017 and are excited to share with you the top skin care trends. The report is based on users top search queries from September 2014 to September 2016, and it is categorized to identify top trends in skincare. In this three part blog series we will be going over the rising trends for the U.S., top trending skin care themes across markets, and skin care themes to watch.

First, let’s take a look at the rising trends.


Risers are those trends that have shown growth over the past years. There are Sustained Risers, those with steady growth and are considered safe bets; Seasonal Risers, those with seasonal trends that are likely to come back the next season even stronger; and Rising Stars, those that have a sudden recent growth, however this growth may not last.…


Questions To Ask Cosmetic Manufacturing Labs

Written on April 12, 2017 at 3:12 pm

In a previous post I wrote about How To Create Your Own Hair or Skin Care Line. I talk about getting very clear on what you want and asking yourself questions to help you to have focus and clarity.

One of the questions is, Are you making the product or a private manufacturer? Over the years, I have heard several horror stories of clients that have gone with private manufacturers and didn’t read the fine print of the contract. The relationship with the manufacturer went bad and my clients did not own their formula. My clients wanted to move their business to another manufacturer but they would have to start over as they did not own the formula for their product/s.…