Skincare

The Luxurious Art of Using Enfleurage in Your Skincare Formulations

The Luxurious Art of Using Enfleurage in Your Skincare Formulations

Imagine stepping into a lush, fragrant garden at the peak of bloom – the air is thick with the intoxicating scents of jasmine, tuberose, and gardenia. Now, imagine capturing that sensory symphony and bottling it in its purest, most potent form. This is the art of enfleurage, an ancient and painstakingly meticulous method of extracting […]

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The Benefits of Using Essential Oils in Skincare Instead of Fragrance Oils

The Benefits of Using Essential Oils in Skincare Instead of Fragrance Oils

Do you struggle to create all-natural skincare products that work great AND smell great…but you feel uneasy about using fragrance oils (even “natural” ones), because you can’t be sure of what’s actually in them? If so, you’re in the right place. In this blog post, we’ll explore why essential oils are a great choice for

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tallow-based skincare

The Benefits and Challenges of Formulating Tallow-Based Skincare

Skincare formulators and cosmetic chemists can access thousands of raw materials to create effective and safe skincare products, from aromatic herbal extracts and oils to synthetically-made micronutrients and other concentrated performance ingredients. Interestingly, even though cutting-edge cosmetic ingredients are constantly being developed, more formulators are looking back in history for inspiration. They are delving deep

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Busting Anti-Aging Skincare Ingredient Myths

Busting Anti-Aging Skincare Ingredient Myths

Are you tired of constantly being bombarded by “anti-aging” skincare ingredients, products, ads, and influencer posts that promise to make your skin look like glass, jello, or whatever the latest gimmick is? Have you ever wondered why these products feature ingredients like Vitamin C, retinol, and hyaluronic acid which are supposed to make you look

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Are You Committing These 12 Deadly Skincare Sins?

Are You Committing These 12 Deadly Skincare Sins?

We all know that one person. You know, the one who hardly ever washes her face, eats crappy food, doesn’t drink water, doesn’t wear sunscreen…but still seems to have perfect skin. How can that be? Well, genetics do play a role, and it’s certainly possible that that person’s “skincare sins” will ultimately catch up to

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