Category Archives: Ingredients

FACTFILE: Olea Europe, Olive Oil

Oils are an important part of maintaining healthy skin and a healthy body. Olive oil is considered to be a healthier option to other cooking oils and is naturally packed full of anti- oxidants which the body needs to stay … Continue reading

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FACTFILE: Lavandula Augustifolia, Lavender Oil

Lavender is an evergreen shrub with pale green leaves, violet/blue flowers and a strong fragrance. Hate or love the smell, there’s no denying its benefits. Like all essential oils Lavender has a wide range of uses and is beneficial to … Continue reading

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FACTFILE: Grapeseed Oil (Vitis Vinifera)

Grapeseed oil is excellent moisturiser and conditioner for the skin because it is high in antioxidants. It is quickly absorbed into the skin which means it doesn’t leave an oily coating as some other oils do. It contains flavanoids which … Continue reading

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FACTFILE: Essential Oils

Essential oils are commonly used in aromatherapy, massage and perfume. They have been used throughout history for medicinal purposes to help with skin conditions, muscle aches, respiratory and circulation problems to help heal sores, burns and wounds. Due to their … Continue reading

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FACTFILE: Butyrospermum Parkii Shea Butter

Ahhh… my magic ingredient.  Shea butter is a wonderful, wonderful moisturiser for the entire body and for ALL skin types! It is a natural emollient, improving the appearance of the skin as if softens and smoothes – what more could … Continue reading

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FACTFILE: Sweet Almond Oil (Prunus Dulcis)

Sweet Almond Oil comes from almond kernels and is a natural emollient which makes it an effective moisturiser as it helps to prevent moisture and water evaporating from the skin. Sweet Almond Oil nourishes the skin whilst soothing it and … Continue reading

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INGREDIENTS CORNER: So why Shea Butter?

Many have asked why Shea butter is the key ingredient in Emi & Ben products when there’s many natural butters out there that I could have chosen to work with.  Well there are many reasons, including a personal one, however … Continue reading

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