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Work With Me Wednesday: Formulating A Moisturizing Body Wash

Welcome to Work With Me Wednesday. I love it when you tag along with me in the lab. Today, I'm formulating a custom order moisturizing body wash for a special client. Formulating a moisturizing body wash includes some key ingredients that won't dry out your skin. I share the ingredients I use and highlight one of my favorite moisturizing and cleansing oils. Watch the video (11:46) below and I'll show you how it's done.     Thank you for tagging along to Work With Me Wednesday. Be sure to 'like' and share this video. If this was forwarded to you by a friend, sign up for our newsletter to receive these videos and more direct to your inbox. See you next week....

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Work With Me Wednesday: Buckwheat Honey

Welcome to Work With Me Wednesday. I love it when you tag along with me in the lab. Today, I'm making body wash. As I was gathering the ingredients, I thought about a skincare ingredient superstar--buckwheat honey. It has many properties that are particularly beneficial for eczema skin and dry skin. Buckwheat honey is a sweet treat for your skin that packs a powerful punch. Watch the short video (4:10) below to learn more about the benefits of buckwheat honey.     Thank you for tagging along to Work With Me Wednesday. Be Sure to 'like' and share this video. If this was forwarded to you by a friend, sign up for our newsletter to receive these videos and more direct to...

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Is Soap Drying Out Your Skin?

Does your skin feel dry or tight when you get out of the shower or bath? That could be your bar soap. Bar soaps have a higher pH, which means it may dehydrate your skin. I want to tell you some ingredients to look for when you're looking for a soap. First, look for a liquid soap, preferably an oil-based liquid soap, which has a lower pH. It's beneficial to sensitive skin and holding on to moisture in your skin. Below are some ingredients you should find in a nice moisturizing oil soap. Castile soap. Although it has soap in the name, Castile is actually an oil-based soap. Years ago when they originally made it in the Castile region of Spain,...

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Beauty Ingredients Matter

Photo credit: Dwayne Turner   We take our mission statement, “…committed to using the purest plant-based ingredients for healthy skin care,” seriously. That’s why we’re adamant that beauty ingredients matter. Our goal is to be as transparent as possible. We want you to rest assured that we source the purest, organic and/or wild-harvested, ingredients we can find. We research wholesalers, read every page on their website, request samples, and call them with additional questions. We vet them thoroughly before we place an order. Click here to read about the plant-based ingredients we use to formulate our collections. And we added a little fun fact about each ingredient.

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