Waxes are often an essential part of a cosmetic formulation. Waxes help harden liquid oils, which plays a crucial role in making lip balms, ointments, solid lotion bars and other natural skincare products. One of the most commonly used waxes is beeswax. Beeswax is...
It’s quite possible you have heard that preservatives and antioxidants are used to extend the shelf-life of cosmetic products. For this reason, some people mix the two terms up. But in reality, preservatives and antioxidants have very different mechanisms for...
Emulsifiers are a key ingredient in natural cosmetics. They are needed to emulsify water and oil together to create emulsions, such as creams and lotions. There are many natural emulsifiers available that are COSMOS-approved and therefore permitted for use in...
Antioxidants play a vital role in cosmetics and natural skincare is no exception, but there is often a misunderstanding about what antioxidants are, how they work and why they are used in cosmetic products. In this article, we explain what antioxidants are, where they...
The topic of preservation in cosmetics is a contentious one and unfortunately there is a lot of incorrect information shared on the internet and in books. In this article we want to clarify just exactly what natural preservatives are, where they come from, and how and...
What is beeswax and where does it come from? Beeswax is a natural wax produced by honey bees, who secrete it from wax-producing glands. Freshly produced beeswax is colorless, but over time worker bees introduce pollen into it, giving it that familiar yellow to brown...
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