Natural beauty with healing powers

Famed for its skin saving anti wrinkle properties and beautiful in its natural form, Echinacea is a superb natural active in any skin care range.

Echinacea also has a lovely marketing story to tell with many centuries of use in herbalistic remedies and medicinal potions.

The consumer is familiar with Echinacea in its alternative medicine guise as an antioxidant booster and guard against the common cold. [Read more…]

The anti ageing secret of the oyster pearl

ancient empress wearing pearls

Used for over 2000 years in China in both traditional medicine and topical applications – pearl powder is an exciting and effective natural active for skin care.

Particularly effective in anti ageing products, pearl powder smoothes, softens and nourishes skin and maintains skin tone.

Perhaps the two most important strands of skin care research currently – in reaction to consumer demand – are the search for anti ageing skin care and naturally active skin care. [Read more…]