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Why Low PUFA?

Why Low PUFA?

The polyunsaturated oils from seeds are recommended for use in paints and varnishes, but skin contact with these substances should be avoided.

Why Tallow?

Why Tallow?

Although when we opt for ‘natural’ products they tend to be plant-based, evidence has shown that, in actual fact, animal products are better for moisturising and toning the skin.

Why Waterless?

Why Waterless?

It may come as a surprise – but water (‘Aqua’ or ‘Eau’ on a product ingredients list) is actually something to be wary of when selecting skin care products.

Liver Spots

Liver Spots

We’ve all heard of liver spots—those blemishes, ranging in colour from pale to dark brown, which appear on our skin as we age as if by (dark) magic. 

The Basics Of Yeast Overgrowth

The Basics Of Yeast Overgrowth

When people talk about yeast infections, they are typically referring to an overgrowth of harmful yeast organisms. Candidiasis is by far the most ...

Gut Flora, Antibiotics and Digestion

Gut Flora, Antibiotics and Digestion

If your levels of good flora fall, opportunistic 'nasties' (like yeasts, parasites and bacteria) are provided with an excellent environment in which to thrive and spread. An overgrowth of harmful flora (gut dysbiosis), for example, increases gut toxicity and can result in a number of unpleasant symptoms and conditions, including: