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Is Hemp Seed Oil the same as CBD Oil?
Nope Hemp seed oil and CBD oil are not the same thing. They are made from different parts of the hemp plant and have different uses and characteristics. Hemp Seed Oil Hemp seed oil is made by cold-pressing the seeds of the hemp plant. It is a nutritious oil...
Lavender Oil is a Natural Remedy for Sunburn
Lavender Essential Oil History Lavender oil has a long history of use in skincare. It is extracted from the flowers of the lavender plant and has a pleasant, floral scent. The use of lavender oil in skincare dates back to ancient times when it was used by the Egyptians for...
What is Reef Friendly Sunscreen?
"Reef-friendly sunscreen" is a term used to describe sunscreens that are formulated without certain chemicals that have been found to be harmful to coral reefs and marine life. These chemicals include oxybenzone and octinoxate, which have been shown to cause bleaching and death in coral reefs. Reef friendly sunscreen typically...
What Is Avobenzone and Is It Safe In Sunscreen?
What Is Avobenzone? Avobenzone is a chemical sunscreen ingredient that absorbs ultraviolet (UV) radiation in the UVA spectrum (320-400 nm). It is considered to be one of the most effective UVA filters available in chemical sunscreens. Avobenzone is often used in combination with other sunscreen ingredients, such as octocrylene and...
10 Features of a Pregnancy Safe Sunscreen
Did you know your skin is more likely to sunburn and wrinkle when you're pregnant? Plus and many big-brand sunscreens contain additive ingredients and chemicals that can enter your bloodstream and affect baby's health before she/he's born. Here are 10 things to look for when searching for pregnancy-safe sunscreen. ...
How much UVA protection does Waxhead Sunscreen have?
A customer recently asked us this question so we turned it into a blog post, in case someone else wonders: How much UVA protection does Waxhead Sunscreen have? Zinc Oxide (used in all Waxhead Sunscreens) has what's know as a flat absorption curve, meaning it protects equally well through the...
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