A May 2000 study conducted on Raspberry Seed Oil exhibits scientific proof of absorbance in UV-B and UV-C ranges, offering a potential use for broad-spectrum UV protection. Hyssop Beauty Apothecary now offers single and double shots of raspberry seed oil in our facial oil as a customization option.
Today, we're looking at a beauty product. The front label reads, "rosehip oil, geranium, etc." The company name has a nice, natural ring to it. Yet, as we turn the bottle over to read the ingredients, we find several troubling chemicals including fragrance. What might be hidden in your beauty products under the guise of "fragrance"?
Balm Botheration Sometimes life brings you little road bumps. You can fight them or you can just roll with it. In this case, we're rolling. We're keeping the little hole in the middle of our lip balms. Quick Science Lesson There is an official name for this phenomenon. "Lip balm sinkholes" That is quite a name, isn't it? What causes the little hole that often appears in the middle of a lip balm tube? And more importantly, does it affect the quality of the lip balm? When melted lip balm is poured into a tube, it contracts towards the container walls during the cooling period. This results in a gap in the center of the lip balm, which is known as a...
It's mid-summer and that means lots of fun in the sun! But natural products don't love the sun like the rest of us. Our Coffee Eye Cream is one example of a natural product that stores well at room temperature so normally there's no extra care needed for storage. But things happen, sometimes.