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To be able to eat yourself to a better natural sunscreen feels incredibly tempting. Could you really improve your skin's inherent sun-protection by eating chocolate?
Raspberry seed oil is a wonderful oil, rich in tocopherols, carotenoids and other antioxidants, but does it protect you from the sun? We decided to test but could not see that the oil resulted in any noticeable sun protection. #raspberryseedoil #sunscreentest #sunscreen
A recipe for a wonderfully creamy and skin softening body butter that smells so deliciously of chocolate and mint that you want to eat it. #mangobutter #cacaobutter #sheanilotica #jojoba
Are you going snorkeling during the vacation? Remember to bring sunscreen that does not harm corals, fishes and other sea-living organisms. Every year, thousands of tons of sunscreen end up in the oceans. UV-filters shown to be hormone-disrupting or in various ways directly toxic to marine life. Add bioaccumulation and biomagnification and we find ourselves at risk for the next big environmental catastrophe. How to responsibly choose sunscreen without contributing to the pollution of the oceans?
A recipe for a milder and creamier DIY deodorant that actually works with lemongrass, rosemary and clary sage essential oils. #aluminum-free
A pure mineral powder is actually good for the skin. It has a calming and healing effect on the skin as well as offering sun protection. But some mineral powders, on the contrary, are irritating and cause inflammation and clogged pores. So how do you separate the good from the bad? Which substances should a mineral powder contain to not miss out on the positive effects and which substances should you be wary of?
Some essential oils, particularly many of the citrus oils, can cause severe burns if you use them in the sun. Read the article to see the whole list of essential oils to avoid in the sun and the essential citrus oils you can use without worry.
Finishing the hair care routine with an acid rinse makes the hair cleaner, softer and shinier. Why is that? How come it actually works?
Lovely organic felted soap from Malin i Ratan. #organic #soap #felted #soapbag #maliniratan
Raspberry seed oil is a wonderful oil, rich in various antioxidants. There is though, an unfounded belief that it has sun-protective properties up to SPF40. Scientifically, there is no proof for this and we, therefore, made our own sun test, but we could not see that the oil resulted in any noticeable sun protection.
Which are the worst toxins in sunscreen that you definitely want to avoid. Check out the whole list. We explain why. #sunscreen #toxinsinsunscreen #safesun
Make your own lip balm in 5 minutes - only 2 ingredients. A lip balm that softens and protects your lips without making them look neither white nor shiny.
How do you best protect yourself against the sun? How much sun protection do you get from shade or light summer clothes? Should you use sunscreen products or could the sun creams in themselves be more harmful than the sun's UV-rays?
New research shows that small amounts of formaldehyde impair the ability of skin cells to repair damaged DNA by e.g. UV-light. The allowed limits of formaldehyde in skin-care products could be contributing to the increase in skin cancer cases. How you avoid formaldehyde in skin-care products.
Aluminum and breast cancer is a persistent internet rumor. Is there a connection or just an urban myth? What does the latest science say? Find out more why choose aluminum-free.
This lovely, creamy whipped body butter with shea and cacao butter is easy to make. Recipe on the blog...
Natural and non-toxic skin care. We sort out the myths from the truths and clarify which facts are based on science and which are not.
Understand your skin and the natural moisturizing factor. Help the epidermis keep a watertight barrier against the environment to protect against harsh weather conditions.
SLS is found in most regular brands of personal cleaning products but is also on every list of ingredients to avoid in skin care products. Should you believe all the claims about the damage it can cause or is it just internet rumors? We sort out what is true or not and the reasons why you actually should avoid SLS.
A real genuine soap is much milder and better for the skin than an industrial, but how do you know that it is the real deal? What are the differences between a really good soap and a soap that dry out your skin?