Preservatives in cosmetics: The good, the bad and the nasty

Preservatives in cosmetics: The good, the bad and the nasty

Preservatives are added to ensure the durability of your product, they prevent microbial and fungal growth in most cases. The good thing about preservatives is that they last a long time and the ba...

Matcha green tea, an antioxidant powerhouse

Matcha green tea, an antioxidant powerhouse

You may or may not be a devoted tea drinker but have you ever soaked your skin in some?  Green Tea, especially matcha green tea has amazing properties when ingested but it has fabulous properties f...

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Sinister plastics: micro plastics and microbeads in cosmetics

Sinister plastics: micro plastics and microbeads in cosmetics

Plastic continues to be a major threat for our marine and life on terrain alike. According to recent studies our ocean floors are covered with  70 kgs of plastics every sq km. Microplastics are oft...

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What is clean beauty and why is it important?

What is clean beauty and why is it important?

In its essence clean beauty simply means avoiding the proven or suspected harmful chemicals and preservatives in formulations. But why stop there, at Conscious Chemist we ensure that our activities...

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