Posts Tagged 'Plant Oils'

Know Your Skin- Part 3: Easy DIY Skin Care Recipes

Written on January 25, 2018 at 9:24 am

Easy DIY Skin Care Recipes

Know Your Skin- Part 3: Easy DIY Skin Care Recipes

Now that we figured our your skin type and learned about some plant oils, essential oils and herbs that are best for your skin type, lets put it all together for some easy DIY skin care recipes.

Natural Cleansers

Cleansing is very important for vibrant skin. A facial cleanser should gently lift dirt and make-up and should never be harsh.

A very simple and pure way to cleanse your face is to use a plant oil as oils absorb dirt and make-up. Some great oils to use for your cleanser are olive oil, sesame oil, and castor oil.…

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Know Your Skin- Part 2: Plant Oils, Essentials Oils and Herbs for Your Skin

Written on January 18, 2018 at 7:54 am

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Know Your Skin- Part 2: Plant Oils, Essentials Oils and Herbs for Your Skin

It is important to take care of you skin with pure and nurturing ingredients. In this blog post we will be exploring plant oils, essential oils, and herbs for your skin.

Plant Oils

Plant oils nourish, protect, moisturize, soften and smooth the skin. Most commercial products do not contain plant oil, or if they do, it is usually a minimal amount. You can easily find these plant oils in your local grocery store and they have a long shelf-life.

Organic Avocado Oil: Use for most skin types, including sensitive, mature and dry skin.…

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My Top 3 Favorite Fall Plant Oils

Written on October 16, 2016 at 10:32 am

Plant Oils

Plants store oils (triglycerides) as their energy source for seeds to germinate. Oils have been used since ancient times. Different cultures have used oils for skin care to promote vibrant healthy skin. Oils are emollients; they soften the skin and hair. Oils provide rich nourishment, regeneration and skin health. Oils add shine, conditioning and form a film on the skin for protection.

Plant Oils also called carrier oils and vegetable oils provide rich nourishment, protection and lubrication to skin. They help to keep skin soft and supple. The most nutritious oils are the least processed; organic, cold pressed and unrefined.

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Natural Cosmetics at Joan Morais Naturals

Written on October 4, 2015 at 8:17 am

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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.

Joan Morais Naturals definition of “natural”: Natural cosmetics are made from raw materials sourced from nature, such as plants and minerals and from a renewable natural source. The raw materials go through the least amount of processing and the processing methods cause the least impact to humans, animals and the earth.…

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