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    HOW TO PREPARE HERBS AND EXTRACTS IN POWDER

    Knowing this is very interesting because, in many cosmetic formulations for shampoos, soaps, creams, etc. it is much better if we have the powdered herbs to achieve a better integration of the components of our recipe. And not only to contribute properties to our recipes, but it is also possible to bring color to our natural soaps, bath salts and other preparations. There are several methods, and we will choose one or the other depending on where we live and the possibilities we have at our fingertips. In many cases, and if we are lucky enough to live in a warm and sunny place, we will be able to use…

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    HOW TO MAKE POWDERED COLORS WITH VEGETABLES?

    The idea of this entry is to explain how we can very easily make our own dyes and pigments from vegetables and plants that we can easily dispose of to color our natural soaps and cosmetic preparations. However, just because something is natural doesn’t mean it has “cosmetic grade.” In order to use something on the skin you have to go through irritability studies. For example, natural pigments such as paprika, which has a matte red color, or turmeric, which has a faint yellow color, are not recommended to use them on the face, even if they are natural, due to their high irritability. In this case, some mica and…

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    PROPERTIES OF THE DIFFERENT VEGETABLE OILS for use in natural cosmetics.

    Have you ever wondered why when we prepare a recipe for shampoo or cream we choose some essential oils and not others? PROPERTIES OF THE DIFFERENT VEGETABLE OILS for use in natural cosmetics. 3 The selection criteria depends not only on the type of cosmetic or product that we are going to prepare but, above all, on the type of skin and the problem we want to treat. The skins are generally classified as dry or oily. Combination skin, many times, is normal or sensitive skin that is not totally uniform and whose treatment must be, in many cases, an intermediate treatment. Sensitive skins are usually the ones that suffer…

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    NATURAL DYE OF HENNA WITHOUT ADDED CHEMICALS

    Although it is not usual in this blog, we wanted to add this entry recommending a totally natural henna dye that can be very beneficial to people suffering from hair loss due to multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome (MCSS) or other causes such as psoriasis of the scalp, atopic dermatitis associated with pruritus when chemical tinctures are used, etc. If you have tried other henna-based dyes, most do not cover well, especially grey hair, or contain some chemical salt to activate the colour such as sodium picramate. That is why we wanted to share with you this henna tincture that contains a totally natural protein that facilitates the hair adhesion of…