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Should pH levels be balanced in personal care products?

14/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

Should pH levels be balanced in personal care products?

Healthy skin is slightly acidic, with a pH level normally between 4.5 and 5.5 (pH7.0 is neutral - anything higher than pH7.0 is alkaline).

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Why is Green People's children's sun lotion not SPF50?

14/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

Why is Green People's children's sun lotion not SPF50?

Our children's sun lotion offers 97% coverage from UVB rays, which is considered a high level of protection.

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What is Titanium Dioxide?

14/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is Titanium Dioxide?

Titanium dioxide is a naturally occurring earth mineral which is chemically stable and rated as being of low reactivity.

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What is the origin of the Palm oil used in your products?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is the origin of the Palm oil used in your products?

We have had enquiries from customers who are concerned about the natural habitat of the orang-utan, which is under threat from deforestation.

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What is the difference between Octyl methoxycinnamate and Isoamyl p-methoxycinnamate?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is the difference between Octyl methoxycinnamate and Isoamyl p-methoxycinnamate?

Octyl methoxycinnamate (otherwise known as Ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate or OMC) is a commonly used UV filter. In-vitro studies have shown that OMC has weak oestrogenic activity that could possibly affect hormone activity and levels in living cells and organisms.

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What is the best skin care regime for acne?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is the best skin care regime for acne?

Harsh ingredients in facial products (such as Mineral Oil, Silicones and Paraffin Wax) can sometimes be the cause of acne-type reactions so avoiding the use of these synthetic chemicals can help improve acne in some cases.

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What is Sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is Sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate?

Sodium lauryl glucose carboxylate is a sugar based surfactant used as an emulsifier and stabiliser in creams and lotions. They are produced from naturally occurring raw materials using natural processes and are perfectly safe with no adverse effects.

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What is Lauryl glucoside?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is Lauryl glucoside?

Lauryl glucoside is a sugar based surfactant used as an emulsifier and stabiliser in creams and lotions.

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What is Isoamyl p-Methoxycinnamate?

13/05/2020 - By Alexandra Julian

What is Isoamyl p-Methoxycinnamate?

Isoamyl p-methoxycinnamate is a natural compound which is found in the roots of the Indian Galangal plant, a member of the Ginger family.

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What is Corn Sugar Gum (Xanthan gum)?

13/05/2020 - By Alexandra Julian

What is Corn Sugar Gum (Xanthan gum)?

The proper name for this ingredient is Xanthan gum which is produced by the fermentation of maize starch (corn starch) with the bacteria Xanthomonas campestris.

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What is Betaine & why is it used in toothpaste?

13/05/2020 - By Charlotte Vohtz

What is Betaine & why is it used in toothpaste?

Betaine is derived from sugar beet and is one of the ingredients we use to make our range of natural and organic toothpastes.

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