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Essential oil of sweet orange

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Sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) comes from South-East Asia (Pakistan and India). It is now widely being cultivated in Israel, southern Europe (Italy and Spain), North Africa (Tunisia, Morocco, and Algeria), the Americas (Florida and California), as well as in other tropical and subtropical regions. The essential oil can be obtained from the peel of an orange fruit. Oil yield depends on the type and method of preparation (steam distillation or cold pressing). An average of 2-6 pounds of essential oil can be separated from 2000 pounds of fruit. The essential oil of a sweet orange is a ...

How to make remover lotion

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To create makeup remover lotion you'll need a very little ingredients and even less time. Mild lotions to remove makeup will not just cleanse the skin and eyelids from makeup and dirt but will also take care of skin leaving it tight and smooth with a no greasy feel. Peach kernel oil - 0.18 oz. (5 g.) Sweet almond oil - 0.18 oz. (5 g.) Hazelnut oil - 0.18 oz. (5 g.) Emulsifier Planta M - 0.11 oz. (3 g.) Chamomile hydrosol - 3.53 oz. (100 g.) Licorice extract - 0.11 oz. (3 g.) D-panthenol - 0.07 oz. (2 g.) Glycerol - 0.03 oz. (1 g.) Guar gum - 0.007 oz. (0.2 ...

Juniper hydrosol

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Juniper (Juniperus communis) is plant that can be used for medicinal and cosmetic purposes, and all parts, such as berries, bark, twigs, and leaves, are very useful. Juniper contains a lot of sugar, waxes, resins, organic acids (malic acid, ascorbic acid, acetic acid), coloring agents, and about 2% of essential oils. The bark contains tannins and volatile oil, leaves – volatile, vitamin C, as well as essential oil in small quantities. Hydrosol is made from juniper berries and young shoots of the plant. Hydrosol of juniper berries is therapeutically active and can be used for oral administration. ...

The use of extracts in baby care

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Baby skin is much thinner and more sensitive than the skin of an adult, which is why it is more susceptible to irritation and chemical influences. The outer layer of a baby’s skin, called epidermis, has only of 1-2 thin layers of cells, while an adult’s skin has several layers. In addition, skin of children has high content of water and lipids, which makes the epidermis lipids easily permeable to fat-containing medicines and cosmetics (ointments and creams). Drying, degreasing, and excessive cooling of the skin reduces its capability to protect itself; and it will likely turn red, feel irritated, and will be ...

What are the different herbs for hair growth?

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Though a no of diverse ranges of pills are available, which help in the nourishment of hair, many people like to use natural herbs? Wide varieties of natural herbs are present which aid in the development of strong and healthy hair. They are Aloe Vera, Ginkgo Bilobo, green tea and rosemary to name a few. The gel removed from the Aloe Vera plant has the capability to diminish skin irritation. It also acts as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It assists in stimulating the scalp and in the growth of hair. By arresting the moisture content in the locks, it acts as an expected hair conditioner. It’s commonly utilized as a ...

What is the best face cream for men?

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Men may have different skin care needs compared to women. When looking for the best face creams for men, the most important thing to consider is your skin type and skin condition. If you have oily skin chances you is also prone to developing acne and pimples while men with dry skin are also prone to skin irritation and breakouts; it is very important to determine your skin needs so you can easily look for the best face cream. Avoiding ingredients that can clog pores and cause skin breakouts are the most important factor to consider when looking for the best brand. There are also face creams with increased moisture ...

Choosing the best shampoo for gray hair

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It is very important to nourish and care for gray hair. Aside from being prone to dryness, this type of hair may become brittle and may also lead to thinning hair if not cared for at once. Aside from eating the right kinds of food to supply the scalp and hair with the much needed nutrients, you also need to use the ideal shampoo product for gray hair. Here are some tips to find the ideal hair care solution for your type of hair: 1. Aside from considering tinting shampoo to hide gray hair, you also need to find shampoo with natural ingredients to nourish gray hair. Ingredients like tea tree oil and olive oil are the most ...