The Green Chemist Blog

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May 15, 2014

Affordable Natural Skincare: dream or reality?

I was reading an interesting article about the efficacy of cheap natural cosmetics. I have to say I have come across several examples lately so I decided it is time to write about affordable natural skincare. As a natural and organic cosmetic formulator i'm really surprised…
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Cosmetic Ingredients Opinion
May 8, 2014

Organic fake tan: dream or reality?

The word organic is very reassuring, giving us a feeling of safety and health. So when it comes to artificially change the colour of our skin we love the thought of getting it with organic fake tan. But is it a reality or not? let's…
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April 28, 2014

Natural nail varnish: dream or reality?

Nail varnish is very trendy at the moment, being on a budget and great fun. You can combine the nail varnish colour and style with your clothes or mood. When I use it makes me feel really playful. Nail design has also now become an experiential form of art with no equals. Given the…
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Natural beauty tipsSensitive skin
April 16, 2014

Natural remedies for dandruff

Dandruff is a little bit of a mystery, we know how it develops but nobody really knows why it appears. We are going to look at the different elements involved in its formation and see what natural remedies for dandruff we can use to take…
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Natural beauty tipsSensitive skin
April 9, 2014

Skin friendly food for summer

If you have fair skin like myself or if you are aware of long term effects of too much sunlight, this it the time to prepare with skin friendly food for summer. Humans invented iPads and smartphones,  but still have to cope with the environment,…
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Cosmetic Ingredients Opinion
March 31, 2014

Safer sunscreens for sun care coming from chemistry research

The sun is finally out again, I can feel my endorphines levels shooting up... My chemist side starts to think how I can enjoy the sun exposure with the benefits of vitamin D and feel good endorphines production, without the costs of UV damage, sunburn…
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Cosmetic Ingredients Opinion
March 17, 2014

Is alcohol bad for your skin?

How bad alcohol is for the skin? Or is it not? The inspiration came after reading some popular website portraying a very simple black and white picture, right and wrong about alcohol. I thought, actually there are colours and shades in the picture. So I…
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March 10, 2014

Cosmetics reverse formulation

After receiving so many queries about cosmetics reverse formulation I decided it is time to write about it. Some people approached me to talk about how to research the formulation of a cosmetic product they really like to use it as a starting platform for…
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