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Natures Pharmacy!

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Natures Pharmacy!

We like to think of plants as our natural pharmacy. When you think about it, for thousands of years plants were our medicine!Our earliest human ancestors found plants to heal wounds, cure diseases, and ease troubled minds. I’m not saying everything is curable using plant based medicine, as evidently we have been able to prolong our lifespan due to advancement with technology and science. However, I don’t think we can forget what nature has provided us and should use it where we can.Plants are rich in natural antioxidants, vitamins and emollients, all of which are known for their exfoliating, cleansing and...

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Why We Love Hazelnut Oil

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Why We Love Hazelnut Oil

  Hazelnut Oil is a hero ingredient in our skincare products! It features in our Invigorating Cleansing Gel, Brightening Vitamin C serum and Hydrating and Nourishing serum.  So why did we choose to feature Hazelnut Oil in most of our products? It's because it's packed FULL of amazing benefits.  The high vitamin E and fatty acid content in hazelnut oil can help increase hydration in the outermost layer of the skin. By keeping skin hydrated, vitamin E also helps improve skin elasticity, making it look firm and supple.  Hazelnut Oil is also non-comedogenic, which means it won't clog your pores. This is music to their ears...

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5 apps to help decipher your skincare ingredients

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5 apps to help decipher your skincare ingredients

5 Apps To Help Decipher Your Skincare Ingredients Here at Dermatec we pride ourselves on having a clean, natural ingredient list. Each ingredient that you will find in our products contains no nasties, are naturally derived and are great for your skin. We thought it would be interesting to share with you the top apps that help you decipher exactly what is in your skincare, household, personal care products at home. If you want to discover more about the products you’re using, we suggest you download these apps and find out!    1. Think Dirty   This app is free, easy-to-use and...

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