We make our black seed oil for our customers. It’s genuinely rewarding to make products that can help someone’s overall health and quality of life. That being said, it’s great to see our products in the press, too. Beyond reading people saying nice things about us (always good) it’s great to see that our products really are helping people.
Often called “apricot kernel oil,” apricot oil does indeed come from the seed of this delicious stone fruit, which is especially nice to think of if you’re big on reducing food waste—all those tasty dried apricots see their pits go to amazing use. But its health profile is what should really get you excited about this fruit seed oil.
While eating chocolate is likely always to be the preferred way to engage with this potent bean, there are notable benefits to digging into the creamy goodness of cacao butter (also often “cocoa butter”) and slathering it all over your body.
Once that clock springs ahead, not only do we lose an hour of our precious beauty rest, but we get more daylight—and you know what that means, right? Your skin—and your pores are on full display. Like, all the time.
With pretty much all skincare ingredients, there’s a secret: balance. Going overboard with anything is a recipe for disaster sooner or later, and vitamins in skincare are no exception. While they do offer some amazing benefits—vitamin C for example helps build collagen, and vitamin A has shown an ability to defend against wrinkles—they can quickly turn from friend to foe if overused or used improperly.
Vitamin C helps to boost immune function and is vital for cellular function to help you fight off winter germs. But did you know it’s also a superstar for skin health as well? According to the Linus Pauling Institute, vitamin C’s antioxidant benefits and collagen-building properties make it a critical skincare ingredient.
Manuka honey is prized for numerous benefits when ingested including improved digestive health and a boosted immune system. But it’s benefits also merit applying it topically to the skin for numerous conditions.
Often made from coconut, activated charcoal is highly absorbent. It’s actually used in hospitals in emergency poisoning treatments (think of a kid drinking a bottle full of cough syrup). This highly absorbent or adsorbent, substance makes it a most unique and useful tool in achieving beautiful skin.
There are only a few weeks of winter left. But these last weeks can often be the worst for your skin—leaving it more sapped and lackluster than it has been all season. Credit that to the harsh cold and the harsh heat you’re probably cranking, too. And, okay, let’s leave a little room for all the late-night snacking as you binge watch “Stranger Things.” But, fate is on your side. At least, it’s on your skin’s side with this super simple two-ingredient face peel you can make in like two seconds.