Summer Ready: Top 5 Raw Ingredients to Formulate Face and Body Exfoliants

Summer ready: Top 5 raw ingredients to formulate face and body exfoliants

One of the biggest selling items in the cosmetics and skincare market during this time of year is exfoliants. As everyone looks to get rid of dry, flaky, and rough skin that hasn’t seen the light of day over winter, investment in a good exfoliant is essential to achieve that ‘tan-ready’ skin for the warmer…

Using Organic and Synthetic Materials in Perfume Formulations

There is nothing more pleasant than the aroma of a beautiful fragrance that speaks to your personality. A spray of perfume is not only mood-enhancing, it can serve as a representation that the wearer looks after themselves.  Perfume has been around for centuries and is said to have originated from the Egyptians, Persians, Romans, and…

Why Vegan Skincare Ingredients Are Increasing in Popularity

With extra time being spent at home during the Covid 19 lockdown, many of us are taking the time to revisit our self-care routines. In particular, there has been an increase in the number of people experimenting with different skincare products. Interestingly, we’ve seen a surge in the popularity of people sourcing vegan skincare ingredients…

Focusing on Self-Care and Wellness During a Pandemic

It’s easy to forget about self-care and wellness during a time of so much uncertainty. The effects of the current pandemic have impacted many of us mentally and physically. The loss of jobs and businesses, increased financial pressures in addition to social distancing from family and friends, isolation and limits on exercise, have all contributed…

The Effect of Blue Light Pollution on Our Skin and How to Treat It

The Effect of Blue Light Pollution on Our Skin and How to Treat It

Let’s admit it, we’re all guilty of checking our phone multiple times a day. You might be surprised to know on average, many of us will check our screens around 85 times a day. Sounds like a lot doesn’t it? but consider how much more time we are spending on our devices during the current pandemic….

The Rise of ‘Maskne’ in COVID and How Organic Beauty Ingredients Can Help

The Rise of ‘Maskne’ in COVID and How Organic Beauty Ingredients Can Help

As we all grapple with the uncertainty of what the covid 19 crisis will deliver each day, one accessory that is here to stay for a while is face masks. For many of us this new ‘essential’ accessory is proving to bring its own set of issues, namely ‘maskne’ effect. We take a deep dive…

Raw ingredients for soap and bath products, keeping skin clean and moisturised

Raw ingredients for soap and bath products, keeping skin clean and moisturised

During these unprecedented times many of us have been forced to focus on our health and hygiene habits. In an attempt to slow the spread of Covid 19, health organisations continue to remind us to ‘wash your hands often with soap and water‘. While this is effective for maintaining good hygiene, many of us are…

Skin Care Ingredients Australia – Using Superfoods in Beauty Treatments 

Skin Care Ingredients Australia - Using Superfoods in Beauty Treatments 

When we think of skin care ingredients, Australia and New Zealand are plentiful sources of raw and natural resources. They’re also two of the richest countries that supply an abundance of fruit and vegetables. As society continues to look for the right foods to promote good health, the evolution of ‘superfoods’ such as wild rice,…

Changing the Face of Skin Microbiome with Aurafirm P

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The innovation of skin microbiome in relation to skin care is fast becoming a buzz within active cosmetics manufacturing. No longer is the term ‘microbiome’ used to describe our gut health and bacteria but is being phrased in conjunction with the latest trend in skin care formulations. The evolution of skin microbiome  While our ongoing…