February 22, 2017
How To Create Your Own Natural Hair and Skin Care Line
Creating your own natural hair care line or natural skin care line can be exhilarating, fun, challenging, rewarding and profitable. If you are interested and passionate about creating hair or skin care products or if you have a platform as a hair stylist, salon owner, esthetician, cosmetologist, trichologist or dermatologist, this may be a perfect fit for you.…READ MORE »
February 21, 2017
Facial Oil Moisturizer and Serum
A facial oil serum is a very pure skin care product. Facial oil can serve two purposes. It can act as a moisturizer or a serum. When I formulate facial oil I use light and protective oils that do not feel heavy on the skin and the skin absorbs the oils quickly.…
February 19, 2017
Comparing Shea Butter: East African and West African Shea Butter
I previously wrote about the benefits and processing of shea butter here and fair trade shea butter here and here.
I use both types of these shea butters in the formulations in the Professional Natural Skin Care Product Making Course.
East African Shea Butter
East African shea butter comes from the eastern side of the African continent, from Northern Uganda and Sudan.…READ MORE »
February 9, 2017
Bamboo in Skin Care and Hair Care Products
Bamboo, Bambusa vulgaris, is a primitive grass and in the grass family. It is one of the fastest growing plants on earth. The foliage and grass is extracted and used in several types of extracts available for the use in cosmetics.
Bamboo is an incredible and versatile ingredient in skin and hair care formulations.…READ MORE »
February 8, 2017
Plant Stem Cells in Skin Care Products
Human and animal stem cells are the building blocks for cellular repair and regeneration in the person’s or animal’s body. Plant stem cells are also building blocks for repair and regeneration in the plant. Plants are some of the oldest organisms on earth. Plant stem cells used in skin care products help to stimulate collagen and improve skin elasticity.…READ MORE »