Feb 132014
 

What are hydrolates? 1. Rose Hydrolate 2. Chamomile Hydrolate 3. Geranium Hydrolate 4. Lavender Hydrolate 5. Tea Tree Hydrolate 6. Witch Hazel Hydrolate 7. Peppermint Hydrolate 8. Orange Hydrolate Hydrolates (also known as hydrosols, flower waters, herbal waters, essential waters and herbal distillates) are are aqueous solutions or colloidal suspensions of essential oils usually obtained by steam distillation from aromatic plants. Once considered a by-product of essential oils production, but due to their excellent properties are now considered an important co-product, used in aromatherapy, cosmetics, as well as in culinary as flavorings. Production of hydrolates 1. Chamomile 2. Orange 3. Damask Rose 4. Tea Tree 5. Lavender Hydrosols are produced in the same manner as essential oils – via steam […]

Hydrolates (hydrosols/flower waters)

Aromatherapy Stores

 

Here you will find the stores selling aromatherapy products (carrier oils/vegetable oils, essential oils, hydrolates, body butters, etc…). ♦ Akoma Skincare  UK  {Shipping: International} Products (carrier oils/vegetable oils, essential oils, body butters, clays, black soap) ♦ Aromantic   UK  {Shipping: International} Products (essential oils, carrier oils/vegetable oils, hydrolates, body butters) ♦ Holland&Barrett  UK {Shipping: International) Products (essential oils, carrier oils/vegetable oils, body butters) ♦ Naturally Thinking  UK  {Shipping: International} Products (carrier oils/vegetable oils, essential oils, body butters, hydrolates, clays) ♦ Neal’s Yard Remedies  UK {Shipping: International} Products (essential oils, carrier oils/vegetable oils) ♦ 100% Pure  Essential Oils  USA {Shipping: USA, Canada} Products (essential oils, carrier oils/vegetable oils) ♦ Africa Imports  USA  {Shipping: International} Products (body butters, carrier oils/vegetable oils, essential oils) […]

Cosmetic Ingredients q-z

 

For easier navigation through cosmetic ingredients, click on a letter : Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z   Q   R   Rapeseed oil (Brassica campestris) ~ Expressed from the seeds of Brassica campestris. ~ Antioxidant. Emollient. ~ EWG score: 0 Raspberry extract (Rubus idaeus) ~ An extract of the fruit of the red raspberry, Rubus idaeus. ~ Potent antioxidant. Antibacterial. Anti-acne properties. ~ EWG score: 0 Red clay ~ For normal skin. Red clover extract (Trifolium pratense) ~ An extract of the flowers of the clover, Trifolium pratense. ~ Antioxidant. Anti-inflammatory. Anti-irritant. Fragrance ingredient. ~ EWG score: 0 Retinoids ~ Found in dark green fruits and vegetables. ~ Group of Vitamin A related chemicals. Retinoids […]

Cosmetic Ingredients i-p

 

For easier navigation through cosmetic ingredients, click on a letter : I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P   I   Inactive ingredient ~ Part of the ingredient list label. Components which (irrespective of their relative quantity) do not help directly in achieving a product’s performance objectives. Inorganic ~ Not composed of plants or animal matter. Iron Oxides ~ Iron compounds. ~ Coloring agents. Pigments. Used in lipsticks, lipglosses, mascaras, blushes, eye-shadows. ~ EWG score: 2   J   Jasmine essential oil (Jasminum officinale) ~ Extracted from Jasminum officinale blossoms. ~ One of the precious and expensive oils. Anti-septic. Anti-inflammatory. Soothing and toning agent. For dry, tired and aging skin. For sensitive and oily skin. Dermatitis treatment. Used in perfumes […]

Cosmetic Ingredients a-h

 

For easier navigation through cosmetic ingredients, click on a letter : A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H   A   Acai fruit oil (Euterpe oleracea) ~ An extract of the fruit of Euterpa oleracea. ~ A potent antioxidant. ~ EWG score: 0 Aloe vera (Aloe barbadenis) ~ Aloe vera juice/gel, expressed from the Aloe barbadenis plant’s leaf. ~ Moisturizer. Anti-aging. Blood circulation stimulant. Tightens skin. Rejuvenates skin. For sunburn. Dermatitis treatment. Acne-prone skin. ~ EWG score: 1 Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) ~ Derived from plants. ~ Water-binding agents. Exfoliators. AHAs remove dead skin cells, thus promoting smoother, younger and firmer looking skin. For sun-damaged skin. For photo-damaged skin. For hyperpigmentation. Most effective AHAs are glycolic and lactic acids. […]

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...