Why are LED Facials so Popular?

LED (light emitting diode) use during facial treatments is growing in popularity and this is no surprise considering the awesome benefits and few side effects and risks. LED red light therapy gains the most attention probably because it stimulates collagen production! Red light penetrates 8-10 mm which is why it is able to effect the …

Beautification with Roses: Roses in Skincare

The rose has strong romance and beauty associations in western cultures. The rose was associated with the beauty goddess Aphrodite. In florology, the rose represents love and affection. Roses are known for their soft, velvety petals and beautiful scent, justifying these associations. Roses are everywhere in the natural beauty industry! Many of us have heard …

Ingredient Spotlight: Green Tea!

Green tea is known as a potent source of polyphenols. Polyphenols often have antioxidant effects and are broken down into different categories. Green tea contains EGCG which is a catechin. Catechins are grouped as flavonoids (a large group of plant-based phytonutrients). Catechins prevent cell damage and reduce free radical formation. Aside from the standard antioxidant …