Shearing the Goodness: How Lanolin Oil from New Zealand Sheep Can Help Protect Human Skin
We use lanolin extracted from wool. This is sourced from sheep that live a free-range existence in the countryside of New Zealand.
Lanolin Makes Inroads into Skin Care
There’s growing interest in a substance that’s been part of human culture for as long as we’ve been herding and shearing sheep. Lanolin is secreted by sheep to protect their wool, and the waterproofing qualities of this natural substance are now being used by cosmetics manufacturers.
What Makes Skin Care Products Ethical?
As people become more aware of what goes into their bodies, they’re asking questions about what goes on their skin.
That’s why we have scrutinised the ingredients for all our products, and opted for those that are natural and ethical as well as scientifically proven.
Teen Skin Should Be Handled with Extra Care
Parabens, pthalates, sodium laurel sulfates, oxybenzones and triclosan are synthetic chemicals found in many cosmetic products. It’s well known that these chemicals can be absorbed through the skin.
So what are the implications for teens using products that contain these substances?
Cold Processing is a Hot Topic
There’s a growing unease about the use of emulsifiers in skin care products. To minimise their use, but preserve the ability to deliver a stable product, researchers have developed new ‘cold processing’ techniques.
The Truth About Emulsifiers in Skin Care Products
Emulsifiers are substances used to keep a cream or liquid from breaking down. They’re commonly added to food and the products we use on our skin. And that may be a problem.
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20 Celebrities Who Are Proud of Their Skin
These 20 brave celebrities are not afraid to show their flaws. Image source: Cameron Diaz Instagram
The Pros and Cons of Probiotics in Skin Care
Probiotics are beneficial bacteria found in products such as live yoghurt. Science has woken up the benefits of probiotics in our digestive tracts, and now there are murmurs that these useful microbes could help improve the condition of skin. Is there any truth in this?
Skin Care Products Made With Water from Artesian Wells
There are many sources of fresh water around the world. Unfortunately, most of them are located in regions that have been affected by human occupation and industry for hundreds, if not thousands, of years.
What Sort of Water is Your Skin Drinking?
Around 60% of your body is made up of water, with much of it entering and leaving via your skin. So does it matter what type of water you ingest through skin care products?
Do Wrinkles Affect Female Skin More Than Male Skin?
Yes, they do.
As we’ve seen, men and women have important differences in the composition of their skin. Women have a lower natural collagen density (i.e. the ratio of collagen to the thickness of their skin). Both men and women lose about 1% of their collagen after the age of 30, but for women, this escalates in the five years after menopause.
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