Tag: organic

PATCHOULI FEATURES AND BENEFITS

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is a large perennial flower that is a member of the labiatae family, which includes lavender, mint and sage. Its origin is traced to Southeast Asia, and is extensively cultivated in various Indonesian Islands, India, the Philippines, Malaysia, China, and South America. The oil extracted from the leaves of the plant is...

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What is PVP/VA Copolymer?

PVP/VA Copolymer is the ingredient found in most mainstream hair care products that provides the hold factor.  So it is very common in most Hairsprays but also found in gel’s, wax’s, pomades and styling creams.  It is a synthetic ingredient that is derived from petroleum.

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Ylang Ylang Features & Benefits

In this weeks blog we are sharing some great information about Ylang Ylang and its features and benefits.  Ylang Ylang is a tall tropical tree about 20 metres high with large, tender, fragrant pink, mauve or yellow flowers and is cultivated in Java, Sumatra, Madagascar and the Comores. The name means ‘flower of flowers’.

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Natural Hair Tips for Summer

As summer is fast approaching, our hair needs shielding from sun damage so below are a few do’s and don’ts on how to look after your hair.   Minerals and oxidizers are the biggest contributors to summer hair and scalp problems.   Repeated chlorine and metal exposure from the pool will cause our hair to turn green.

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SCALP TYPES AND CONDITIONS

There are a variety of scalp conditions that can lead to discomfort, skin damage or cosmetic disadvantage. These scalp conditions might be caused by excessive oil production, genetics, scalp infection or internal health issues. Most scalp conditions are not contagious, but some conditions caused by infection are transmittable to others.

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