Safrole (Root beer or amphetamines?) – Molecule of the Day

Safrole is a simple organic compound found in sassafras oil. It has a pleasant odor and used to be used to flavor root beer, but sassafras oil has fallen out of favor in the past few years for a few reasons: first, safrole has been deemed carcinogenic and banned as a flavoring agent by the … Continue reading Safrole (Root beer or amphetamines?) – Molecule of the Day

Getting started with DIY bodycare | Aura Cacia | Essential Oils

Getting started with DIY body care December 21, 2016 I love to create easy, effective products to use in my body care routines at home. I infuse homemade body butter or deodorant with essential oils for their specific aroma and effect.  I make nutrient dense facial masks and moisturizers with organic, single ingredient skin care … Continue reading Getting started with DIY bodycare | Aura Cacia | Essential Oils

Ingredient Policy – John Masters NYC | OrganicBeauty | Cosmeceuticals

Organic (adj.):1.relating to or employing agricultural practices that avoid the use of synthetic chemicals in favor of naturally occurring pesticides, fertilizer, and other growing aids. I am committed to partnering with local farmers who have a proven history of respect towards their environment in how they harvest their ingredients. It is truly inspirational to see … Continue reading Ingredient Policy – John Masters NYC | OrganicBeauty | Cosmeceuticals

Happy Valentines Day? It is now!- Dr.Hauschka Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence

Moor Lavender Bath Essence Trial Size 10ml Soothes and Protects. This finely aligned product with horse chestnut and horsetail extracts is based on a moor extract prepared using a special rhythmic procedure. When combined with warm water, it offers a sense of enveloping protection. Almond and avocado oil gently moisturise your skin. Remarks Details Suggested … Continue reading Happy Valentines Day? It is now!- Dr.Hauschka Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence