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What is Cetyl Acetate?

Cetyl Acetate is an ester of cetyl booze and acerb acid. Cetyl booze is an booze that consists of 16 carbons.

Cetyl Acetate is acclimated in abounding types of cosmetics and claimed affliction articles including babyish products, ablution products, cleansing products, eye makeup, hair and derma affliction products, as able-bodied as atom products. 38 more words

Herbal Extract

A closer look at cosmetic oils - the filtration process.

As you will know if you read my post ‘mum, where do oils come from‘ I’ve been playing with squeezing oil out of various things, my latest and greatest triumph being Sunflower Seeds.   449 more words


Is your beauty brand ready for new cosmetics legislation?

Does the FDA have authority to ensure your face/body wash is free from potential harmful ingredients? If the FDA found harmful levels of such ingredients in a product, could it enforce a recall? 457 more words

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How to Find Ingredients for Asian Beauty Products

One of the biggest problems I have with my interest in Asian (mainly Korean) beauty products is the hunt for ingredients.

For me, I have an  920 more words


What to Avoid in Lip Balm

I feel like I use lip balm non-stop during the cold, dry winter months because if I don’t my lips dry out, chap, and just look/feel altogether nasty. 1,115 more words


Cosmetic colourants & child labour

Mica is a very common cosmetic ingredient, found particularly in makeup, and used primarily as a colourant. Mica is a naturally occurring mineral found in the earths crust which is then processed and coated with other ingredients (such as titanium dioxide) to increase the colour or add more sparkle/irridescence. 289 more words

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What is Marjoram?

Marjoram is a comestible and alleviative assemble in the excellent family. It needs a hot altitude to advance its abounding aroma, but it loses some of its acidity if it is dried. 111 more words

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