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Shelf Life Of Carrier Oils (And How To Store And Extend It?)

Updated: June 14, 2021

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Shelf Life Of Carrier Oils (And How To Store And Extend It?)

The primary purpose of carrier oils is to dilute the highly concentrated essential oils, which can cause skin irritations when applied alone. Thus, they help ‘carry’ the essential oil to the skin, hence, the name. Usually, they are derived from the seeds, kernels, or nuts of a plant, for which they are also given the name vegetable oils. Just like other ingredients, they too expire and go…

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Why Does Shea Butter Smell? (And How To Make It Better?)

Updated: June 14, 2021

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Why Does Shea Butter Smell? (And How To Make It Better?)

Shea butter smells when it has expired, and it gives out a strong rancid odor then. Other than that, bad storage condition is another factor that can give the shea butter its rancid smell. To prevent it, keep it inside an airtight glass jar or zip-lock plastic bag in a cool dark place. And the reason for the nutty smell of unrefined shea butter is because it…

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Absorption Rates Of Carrier Oils (And Which Is The Fastest?)

Updated: June 14, 2021

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Absorption Rates Of Carrier Oils (And Which Is The Fastest?)

Carrier oils are extracted from the seeds and nuts of plants. Carrier oils are used in various skin care products as a base and used independently. Most carrier oils have moisturizing and softening properties, but each has its speed of absorption. Multiple factors influence the absorption level of the carrier oils and thus make them differ from one another. In this post, you will find the carrier…

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What Is The Shelf Life Of Shea Butter? (And How To Store It?)

Updated: June 14, 2021

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What is the shelf life of shea butter? (And how to store it?)

Shea butter is one of the most-used natural butter in beauty products and DIY beauty recipes. It’s important to know about the factors that affect shea butter’s shelf life and what can be done to increase it. Hence, in this post, I have rounded up all the essential information you would need. What Is Shea Butter Shelf Life? The shelf life of unrefined shea butter is up…

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18 Questions about Activated Charcoal for Face and Skin (Answered)

Updated: May 19, 2021

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18 Questions about Activated Charcoal for Face and Skin (Answered)

Activated charcoal has become one of the most-used ingredients in the beauty and skincare industry. From homemade charcoal masks to charcoal-infused skincare products, its usage seems to be endless. And if you are wondering how it is created, this odorless black powder is made when common charcoal is exposed to high heat. It also results in the formation of tiny holes in the ingredient, making it highly…

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19 Questions about Almond Oil for Face and Skin (Answered)

Updated: May 19, 2021

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19 Questions about Almond Oil for Face and Skin (Answered)

Almonds are considered to be the king of nuts. With chock full of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, they are a nutritional powerhouse. The benefits this nut comes with seem to have no limits! No wonder why the oil derived from this particular nut is so well used in the beauty and skincare industry. Almond oil has immense benefits for the skin and face. Almond oil was…

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