When you hear marshmallow, you think candy? Indeed, these soft and sweet candies were originally made from the root of a plant: the Marshmallow. Although it no longer delights gourmets, Marshmallow extract remains a real treat… for our skin.
In this series devoted to oils as an essential cosmetic ingredient, we have seen that the most common oils used in our creams are of petrochemical origin.
There are two other types of oils that are of natural or partially natural origin and that have undergone a change in their chemical structure: esterified oils and hydrogenated oils. Here we will discuss esterified oils, which are widely used in cosmetics as an alternative to natural vegetable oils.
Getting rid of scars is not always easy. Whether it is hypertrophic or keloid scars, acne scars or scars following a surgical operation, it is possible to naturally reduce scars by adopting the right gestures and the right products from the beginning of the healing phases.
For those who love homemade cosmetics, here is my recipe from cream to improve the appearance of your recent or older scars.
O cold season, O skin despair! For your skin, winter rhymes with misery. It itches, pulls, tingles… It’s not the same for your complexion either: redness sets in. Ouch. You clench your teeth and camouflage your skin while waiting for the sunny days. We have better things to offer you! Follow the guide to transform the coldest months into a cocoon of softness for your skin.
In the heart of winter, your summer tan is a distant memory. The mirror reflects a dull, drawn face back to you? Stop being depressed! Natural solutions exist for a radiant winter complexion … without going to the tropics!
You left high school a long time ago, but your skin still seems to be stuck in your teen years : uneven complexion, blocked pores, redness, zits… Imperfections are ruining your life. Don’t worry, there’s no need to panic ! Whether they’re recurring or a one off, you can treat and prevent imperfections naturally.
With pollution, stress, tiredness or even the cold, your skin can easily push radiance aside and leave a dull and tired complexion in its place. Even though there are a million different methods to get back your glowing skin, your diet remains the single most effective cure. After all, you are what you eat! Here’s our advice on how you can change your diet to emphasise your natural beauty.
What’s the problem with palm oil. Shocked with photos of devastated forests and slaughtered orangutans, the image we have of palm oil has, deservedly, taken a hit. Despite its known consequences, palm oil remains the most consumed fat in the world, present in half of all supermarket products.
Is it possible to create everything all at once, tailored skincare products inspired by ecosystems, really nice to use, without chemical ingredients and palm oil? Or am I dreaming? Am I turning my dreams into reality? It took me a long time to build up enough courage to dare launch into this crazy adventure.
At the launch of oOlution, Anne-Marie conducted an eco-design study with the water and energy management agency to determine the key points of oOlution’s ecological impact.