Aloe Vera For Skincare

Aloe Vera For Skincare

Aloe vera is great for skincare and wellbeing, it has many uses from after-sun to laxative and can be applied topically to the skin or digested for internal use. It is a popular ingredient in many skin, hair and cosmetic products as it is very skin-friendly with a low risk of causing allergies, sensitivity or skin reactions.

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Old Faithful - Shinrin-yoku

Shinrin-yoku - Japanese Forest Bathing

Shinrin-yoku means “taking in the forest atmosphere”. Commonly described as Forest Bathing, spending time in the woods has a plethora of health benefits derived from absorbing the trees essential oils (phytoncides). Boosting our immune system, reducing stress and improving mood are just some..

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Cedarwood Atlas

Cedarwood Atlas Essential Oil

The essential oil has a beautiful woody sweet aroma which is grounding & calming and a little uplifting making it good for relaxation blends and dealing with stress. We find it mixes well with a number of other scents but especially good with other  woods, florals, earthy tones and some citruses.

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Palm Oil

Palm Oil - Good or Bad?

Palm oil is the most efficient oil bearing crop in the World. The plant produces about 35% of global vegetable oils on less than 10% of the total land under oil crops..

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Retinol a synthetic vitamin A

The Natural Retinol..

Everywhere I look people are extolling the miraculous anti-ageing, wrinkle fighting benefits of retinol. However, retinol or retinoids can have quite unpleasant side effects.. 

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Macadamia Oil

Macadamia Oil

Macadamia oil is a lovely skin oil, especially for the face as it is really light and absorbs quickly. It acts as a microbial agent, protecting against cellular breakdown in wounds & abrasions. It is also rich in antioxidants and helps with the ageing effects of the sun.

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Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli.. a beautiful essential oil that has an exceptionally rich, bittersweet aroma with a peppery undertone. The essential oil is extracted from the fragrant flowers of the bitter orange tree, also known as the sour or seville orange tree. 

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Old Faithful Customer Profile - Charlotte Knott

Old Faithful Customer Profile - Charlotte Knott

I first met Charlotte (unknowingly) at The Good Life Experience in 2017. But it wasn’t until September 2018 when I stumbled across a comment on Instagram about our Makers’ Balm, that I discovered she was such a fan of Old Faithful skincare..

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Old Faithful Customer Profile - Amy & Richard

Old Faithful Customer Profile - Amy & Richard

I find the attention to detail in the different aromas plays a big part in helping me to achieve a relaxing, serene sleep each night. We both really love the products and can’t imagine using any other skincare now..

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Bird looking out of coconut shell

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride -  What The Hell Is It!?

This ingredient keeps popping up in many natural skincare formulas, often misleadingly described as fractionated coconut oil. Now, I don’t know about you, but this certainly doesn’t sound like a lovely natural oil to me...

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What Makes Old Faithful So Unique?

What Makes Old Faithful So Unique?

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