Cosmetic Ingredient Highlights

Herbal Profile: German Chamomile

Herbal Profile: German Chamomile
  Matricaria recutita Chamomilla recutita Common Name: German chamomile, chamomile     Preparations Flower petals used for extracts Teas, Tablets ...

Trending Ingredient: Tea

Trending Ingredient: Tea
Asian markets are seeing robust growth in the area of tea-based skin care. Products containing Tea are an excellent source of antioxidants which could promote anti-aging benefits. Tea is therapeutic and can be applied topically and ingested. Tea, easily crosses over into the growing area of nutricosmetics.

Ross Organic Core Beliefs

Ross Organic Core Beliefs
Ross OrganicThe technical team created the core beliefs of Intelligent Ingredients. Choosing cheap products are not always a good investment. In the long run that “value” product may be costing more in terms of depressing local economies, negatively impacting the earth and perhaps causing you to show visible signs of aging faster. The question you need to ask when examining product labels for ingredients is “What does this save?”

Ingredient Highlight: Vitamin B3

Ingredient Highlight: Vitamin B3
When choosing cosmetic products, it's important to pay attention to the ingredients. Marketing buzz words will often cause you to not look at the label to study the ingredients. This post will discuss a common well studied cosmeceutical that gets results. 

The Remarkable Seed From Down Under

The Remarkable Seed From Down Under
Aboriginal traditions and medicine inspired Westcorp, an Australian based Company, to discover the potential uses for the Australian Sandalwood tree seed crop. After 9 years, researchers at Wescorp extracted the fatty oil from Sandalwood seed and identified its amazing benefits.

Xilogel: The Green Replacement for Hyaluronic Acid

Xilogel: The Green Replacement for Hyaluronic Acid
Xilogel may rightfully be a sustainable and green replacement for hyaluronic acid. We are familiar with hyaluronic acid in skin care products due to its anti-aging and moisturizing properties. The production of hyaluronic acid relies on biotechnology manufacturing while Xilogel is obtained from the tamarind seed. In clinical studies Xilogel has out performed hyaluronic acid in regards to immediate skin hydration improvements.

The Anti-Aging Oil: Rosehip Seed Oil for Aging Skin

The Anti-Aging Oil: Rosehip Seed Oil for Aging Skin
Powerful, natural rosehip oil is harvested from the seeds of rose bushes predominately grown in Chile, and is full of vitamins, antioxidants and fatty acids that can do amazing things for your skin.

Cranberry Seed Oil for Dry Skin

Cranberry Seed Oil for Dry Skin
Cranberries are magical little berries, but their size does not stop the power that’s packed inside. The cranberry, an evergreen shrub, has stems with pink and white flowers, they’re mostly seen blooming during the hotter months of summer. The oil produced from cranberries has great beauty benefits. Why does it work so well?

The Powder that Works Inside and Out

The Powder that Works Inside and Out
We love to drink matcha in our teas, and other special beverages at Starbucks but there’s more to be uncovered about this special powder. We all know it is great for a metabolism boost and does wonders for the body internally, but it is also amazing for your skin. I’m going to explain why this powder would be beneficial for combination skin types.

Matcha Butter

Matcha Butter

The Powder that Works Inside and Out

Sydney Olishile
Beauty Editor

We love to drink matcha in our teas, and other special beverages at Starbucks but there’s more to be uncovered about this special powder. We all know it is great for a metabolism boost and does wonders for the body internally, but it is also amazing for your skin. I’m going to explain why this powder would be beneficial for combination skin types.

The Breakdown on Surfactants.

The Breakdown on Surfactants.
Everyone wants the perfect cleanser for their skin, but many consumers aren’t aware of what to search for when purchasing their products. Cleansers are the hardest product to figure out when reading their ingredients lists. There are hundreds of types of ingredients, and they all behave differently when they react to your skin. Whenever you shop for skin care products, be sure to check the ingredients before purchasing.

Calendula Oil for Rejuvenated Skin

Calendula Oil for Rejuvenated Skin

Calendula Oil for Rejuvenated Skin

Ever wondered what this pretty flower does? The Calendula is a plant, part of the Marigold family, has been used for centuries in Mediterranean countries for decorative purposes, as well as culinary, cosmetic and medicinal purposes. This oil has become popular in natural skin care products and can be used in lotions, balms, ointments, conditioners and shampoos.