#alltheingredients: Cornsilk extract (liquid, botanical extract)

Corn silk liquid botanical extract (INCI: Zea Mays silk extract and propanediol) is a water soluble extract derived from the silk from corn that works as an astringent, anti-inflammatory, soothing, and conditioning agent that offers a soft and silky feel to products with a water phase, like emulsions, hair conditioners, toners, cleansers, and more. It...

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#alltheingredients: Turmeric root extract (liquid, water soluble botanical)

Turmeric root extract (INCI: Curcuma longa root extract and propanediol) is an orange, liquid, water soluble botanical extract that works as an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory thanks to the curcumin found within. It may “calm skin” and reduce redness and inflammation, which is always a bonus in a skin care product. As you can see, it’s bright...

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#alltheingredients: Tropical fruit blend OS – oil soluble botanical fruit extract

Join me today as we take a look at Tropical fruit blend OS, an oil soluble combination of 4% each coconut, kakadu plum, passionfruit, blueberry, and banana in sunflower oil (80%) – INCI: Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil & Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Extract & Terminalia Ferdinandiana Fruit Extract & Passiflora Incarnata Fruit Extract &...

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Q&A: Can I make my own glycerite, extract, or infusion? (Updated, October 20, 2021)

In this month’s Q&A post, MsWabi asked, I’d really like to use turmeric in my face cream and/or face oil and would like to make my own extract. What do you think is the best way to make a turmeric extract for use in an emulsion or facial oil? This is something that’s come up a...

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#alltheingredients: Olive leaf extract (INCI: Olea Europaea Leaf Extract) – botanical extract, liquid

Olive leaf extract (INCI: Olea Europaea Leaf Extract and Propanediol) works in our topical formulas as an anti-irritant, powerful anti-oxidant, and anti-bacterial ingredient that works as a skin and hair conditioner. It can soothe irritated and reddened skin while hydrating to increase moisturization. In hair care products, it works to hydrate and boost shine while...

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