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Ingredient Focus: Evening Primrose Oil

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Ingredient Focus: Evening Primrose Oil

Latin Name: Oenothera biennis Like a great many carrier oils, Evening Primrose oil is a very unassuming ingredient but is actually very powerful - in fact it has been hailed as the most sensational preventative discovery since Vitamin C!  The remarkable healing properties of Evening Primrose Oil are attributed to the high concentrations of the fatty acid Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA) - only a few other plants contain a small amount of this.  Thanks to the high dosage of GLA it contains, Evening Primrose Oil, when taken either topically (to aid skin problems) or internally, can: Relieve discomfort associated with PMS,...

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Product Focus: Orange & Aloe Toner

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Product Focus: Orange & Aloe Toner

To tone or not to tone, that is the question (or it least it would be in Shakespeare's skincare regime) For the longest time toners have been a bit of a grey area: they have been dismissed as an 'optional' or even unnecessary step in your skincare regime by many, but for us here at White Rabbit Skincare, we believe that a well-formulated toner can bring amazing benefits to your skin, and even boost the benefits of the other products you use.  In a nutshell, toners are meant to be used after cleansing and before moisturising, to remove all traces...

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Ingredient Focus: Camellia Oil

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Ingredient Focus: Camellia Oil

Have you ever really thought about the products you use on a daily basis? We all want to know what's in the products we eat, so why not those which we put on our skin? (After all, remember that a whopping 60% of what you put on your skin is absorbed into your bloodstream!) Camellia Oil - what is it?? Latin name: Camellia Kissi Oil There are actually three different kinds of flower that Camellia Oil (or also known as Tea Seed Oil) can come from and these are the Camellia oleifera, Camellia japonica and the Camellia sinensis plants. We use Camellia...

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Product Focus: Comfort Cleansing Balm

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Product Focus: Comfort Cleansing Balm

What is a cleansing balm, we hear you ask, and do I really need one? We'd like to think so. If you want great skin, a proper skincare routine is a must, and generally in the UK the old cleansing/toning/moisturising routine is as second nature to us as brushing our teeth, and is rapidly becoming more of an indulgent experience than just a daily chore.  Our rich Comfort Cleansing Balm does a triple duty in effectively removing dirt, grime and makeup whilst protecting the skin's moisture balance, AND gently exfoliates when used in conjunction with a soft facial flannel (you get...

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Ingredient Focus: Apricot Kernel Oil

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Ingredient Focus: Apricot Kernel Oil

In another new series, we are going to talk in more detail about each of the natural ingredients we use in our products. We all want to know what's in the products we eat, so why not those which we put on our skin? (After all, remember that a whopping 60% of what you put on your skin is absorbed into your bloodstream!) Apricot Kernel Oil - what is it?? Latin name: Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil The fruit is widely cultivated in Mediterranean and Central Asia. The largest producer of Apricots is Turkey. The seeds of apricot have a high...

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