Posts tagged: science

Is Coffee Good for your Skin?

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Coffee is consumed by most, and a lot of people cannot go a single day without drinking a cup – it’s a necessity. We’ve all heard that coffee is packed full of health benefits when you drink it, including having antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as being able to reduce stress in many...

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What's so Good About Hemp Seed Oil?

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You may have seen in the news recently about the commencement of research into cannabis and its medical benefits. The cannabis plant (Cannabis sativa) has two active components, namely THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), which are apparently able to help treat neurological problems, anorexia, nausea, vomiting and other diseases...

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Should You Use Olive Oil on Your Skin?

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Many skin home remedies you read on the internet tell you to use olive oil. For example, there are many DIY beard oil articles and commercial beard oil companies that tell you olive oil is beneficial for skin and hair care.  They explain that these benefits include moisturising properties and anti-inflammatory properties to name a couple.

If you believed everything you read about it, you might just be inclined to splash on some extra virgin oil from the kitchen whilst...

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9 Facts about Coconut Oil that will Blow your Mind


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Although we know there's good scientific evidence demonstrating that coconut oil is good for the hair, it got us wondering what other things it's good for. So John, one of our resident science geeks, did some research and came up with a list that will blow your mind.

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The Truth About Argan Oil

Argan treeIn 2007, “the most expensive oil in the world” was Argan oil, A.K.A, Moroccon oil, fetching $40 per 100mL in some cases, and there are good reasons why.  Argan oil dates back centuries, with the Indigenous communities in Morocco, namely Imazighen, using it for traditional medicine. The oil is produced from the kernels of the Argan tree that have been growing along the coast of Morocco for 80 million years.

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