Benefits of Peptides in Skin Care

 

Peptides are found in many effective anti-aging skin care products.  While there is no singular, miracle ingredient that will give you those instant, youthful results we all wish for, peptides are an extremely important ingredient to look for in your wrinkle fighting creams, serums, and under eye products. What are Peptides? Peptides are formed by chains of amino acids that are the building blocks of skin proteins.  When peptides are created by a long chain of amino acids, they become
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Rating the Safety of Cosmetic Ingredients: EWG Reliable Resource?

 

Nine times out of ten, the average customer that strolls into a natural cosmetics store is an ingredient detective.  They care about what ingredients have been used and have acquired some sort of general knowledge on what should and should not be included in product formulations.  Thirsty for knowledge, this particular clientele often wonders what online resources are available to aid them in their product investigations. The Importance of Multiple Resources Bee Naturals owner Barbara Chappuis is frequently asked this
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The Battle Against Blemishes, Oil and Acne, Part 2 of 2

 
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In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the frustrations felt by those plagued with acne. Unfortunately, acne is an unforgiving issue that does not discriminate when it comes to your age. Recognizing that blemishes can threaten our skin at any stage of life, Bee Naturals has created a line of products to arm you in your battle. As promised, this section of the article will take a closer look at some of the active ingredients that make these products
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The Importance of Regular Facials

 

Unfortunately, getting a facial is commonly seen as something you do only when you want to treat yourself, or as a luxury service whose benefits are reserved for only the rich and famous who can afford it. Lets face it; they can be a bit pricey. But take a moment to consider where your money is spent instead. Are facials really more expensive in the long run? A staggering amount of pollution, dirt, grime, and dead skin accumulates on the
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What is Green Chemistry?

 
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Green Chemistry calls for the design of products and processes that decrease, or completely eliminate, the use and generation of substances that are harmful to human health and the environment. The United States Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, applies Green Chemistry to “…the life-cycle of a product, including its design, manufacture, and use” [1]. For the cosmetics world, companies that adapt this philosophy create products that are environmentally friendly and safe for human health during all stages of their production.
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Peeper Keeper Eye Balm: Understanding the Ingredients

 
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Bee Naturals customers often boast of the Peeper’s Keeper Eye Balm’s protective and moisturizing qualities, as well as its ability to minimize the appearance of fine lines. While the product is formulated to address concerns in the eye area, many have found it to benefit chapped lips and cuticles. To uncover the secrets behind this top seller’s success, look no further than its list of natural ingredients. Here are a few of the eye balm’s true heroes:  Olive Oil: Olive
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Eye Balms and Eye Creams: What’s the Difference?

 
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Ever wondered why you need a separate product just for under your eyes? The skin under our eyes is different than the skin on any other part of our bodies. It is extremely delicate, being ten times thinner than any other area of the body. This thin skin gets even thinner over time as we lose collagen, and is the first area to start showing signs of aging. Further complicating matters, the delicate tissue has very few sebaceous glands, making
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Bee Naturals Ultra AA Serum – Our Powerful Anti-Aging Serum Ingredients

 

Ultra AA Serum: Naturally Powerful, Naturally Beautiful, Perfectly Your Age When I learned of an anti-aging serum’s ability to penetrate deeper into the skin than your average moisturizer, I became a total serum junkie. I naively judged every serum by its fancy little bottle, at first. But I quickly noticed how these serums fell short of their promises, particularly those in the anti-aging category. When I educated myself on ingredients and the effect they have on the skin, false beauty
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Bee Naturals’ Natural Insect Repellent Ingredients

 
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Mythbusters: What’s Actually in Your Insect Repellent? Bugs are the most notorious party crashers of your Fourth of July celebration. No matter how exclusive the party, they are sure to show up and bring along all their friends.  In preparation to party with these unwanted guests, friends and family shower themselves in a fog of commercial insect repellents.  While the ingredients in these products succeed at keeping the bugs from biting, they are incredibly harmful to the body. Toxic Chemicals
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Are You A Purist

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Natural Skin Care for the Purist: Products You Can Trust In a society that throws around the term “all-natural” like it’s going out of style, you have to wonder: what’s really natural? What can you trust as a consumer to be pure; that is, a product that contains only what it says it does, and none of what it doesn’t? In today’s world of marketing ploys and gimmicks, it can be hard to separate the noise from the truth. Here,
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