Methylene blue | miracle antioxidant | reverses skin ageing

Methylene blue | miracle antioxidant | reverses skin ageing

Used widely by biologists to help them see life under the microscope, the blue dye methylene blue is now being touted as the secret ingredient to slowing, or even reversing, skin ageing. The elusive fountain of youth may well have just been discovered. According to the recent scientific paper Anti-Aging Potentials of Methylene Blue for Human Skin Longevity, the secret to slowing or even reversing skin ageing may be an inexpensive chemical that has been used for many years in medicine! What is methylene blue? Methylene blue is a blue dye or stain…Read more …
Revolutionising at home hair color

Revolutionising at home hair color

From Millennials to Baby Boomers, modern consumers are expecting more from their at-home hair-color kits than what was available a generation ago. In the past, if someone wanted to associate with a punk subculture, they’d walk around with an edgy ’do, bold hair color and a practised sneer. But today, you don’t have to belong to a fringe group to dye your hair pink, blue or even green. Bold hair colors have become mainstream, and modern consumers want all the colors of the rainbow available to them in their at home hair color…Read more …
Sustainable companies | the greening of the cosmetics industry  

Sustainable companies | the greening of the cosmetics industry  

The cosmetics industry is under pressure from governments, NGOs, and more importantly consumers, to adopt more sustainable business practices and become responsible corporate citizens with sustainable companies. As more and more consumers are becoming environmentally aware, they are demanding ethical alternatives to products from mainstream corporations often with dubious environmental records. They are voting with their feet and are seeking out sustainable companies that are eco-focused and are reducing their carbon footprint. Rising ethical consumerism is engulfing the cosmetics and personal care industry, as its largest group of consumers, the Millennials, are becoming…Read more …
Protect your formula | airless cosmetic bottles | airless pouch technology

Protect your formula | airless cosmetic bottles | airless pouch technology

Ensure your clients find your formulas how you intended them to. Introducing airless cosmetic bottles! Revolutionary airless cosmetic bottles, by Lumson of Italy, feature a thin, collapsible pouch inside the plastic bottle to prevent air from penetrating your formula, helping protect sensitive ingredients from deteriorating. The airless bottles feature a pump top which functions in any position, even upside down. After total dispensing, less than 5% formula is left in the bottle, providing customers with the satisfaction that they are getting what they pay for. Every bottle is equipped with a tamper-resistant Eco-lock top that snaps…Read more …
Colors in marketing | influence consumers

Colors in marketing | influence consumers

Have you ever bought a bottle of wine, perfume or face lotion just because of the shape of the bottle, the dazzling design, or the color of the artwork? You wouldn’t be the first. If your products don’t make an emotional connection with consumers, there is a very good chance those consumers will overlook your product for someone else’s. Your would-be customer might buy something inferior to your product, just because the other item attracted their attention - it ‘spoke to’ or ‘connected’ to their emotions. Sometimes, the power of a product is…Read more …
Turmeric and curcumin | powerful anti-inflammatory | potent antioxidant

Turmeric and curcumin | powerful anti-inflammatory | potent antioxidant

Used for centuries in Indian cooking and Eastern medicine, the West is now touting TURMERIC as a new superfood due to its therapeutic properties. Colourful plant foods are said to be good for our health due to their phytochemical properties. So it’s not surprising that turmeric, the richly coloured, golden-orange spice, has been found to have a range of health-promoting benefits. Turmeric has several compounds with medicinal properties, the most important being the yellow pigment, curcumin. Curcumin provides the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a potent…Read more …