Monthly Archives: April 2021

  1. Excipients – What is really in that face crème?

    If you never heard of the word excipients its about time you do!

    Excipients play a very large role in the formulation of skin care. They are by definition substances that may emulsify, texturize, colorized and preserve a product. Excipients are typically synthesized materials that are made in a laboratory, and often are cheap by products in the processing of ingredients.

    You may have thought that every ingredient that is in a skin care or hair product is always listed…..it is required by law right?  No! There are some loopholes where excipients legitimately don’t need to be listed. The thing you need to be aware of is that some of the excipients you are trying to avoid may not be listed on the label because of

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  2. Himalayan bath salt

    Himalayan bath salt

     

    Himalayan salt is a type of sea salt mined in the foothills of the Himalaya mountains. Ancient oceans deposited these salts 250 million years ago when the Himalaya mountains were being formed. Because the salt beds were covered by lava, ice, and snow for millions of years, Himalayan salt is free of many modern-day pollutants.

     

    There are many health claims made about Himalayan salt. Advocates and marketers sometimes say it contains 84 minerals, thus making it healthier than other types of salt.

     

    Himalayan salt is often used as a bath preparation. Mineral baths of all kinds have been popular for hundreds of years,

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