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Limited Edition Omega Moisturisers

Limited Edition Omega Moisturisers

Why are Omegas important for the skin? Our modern diets are deficient in omega oils. These oils are not as stable as saturated oils and they are often removed from products to increase shelf life. Many of the symptoms of omega deficiency show up on skin and the omega...
Things industrial beauty taught us that we should forget

Things industrial beauty taught us that we should forget

Industrial beauty is around 100 years old. In the early 1900s, large companies in the US and Europe used the fear of germs to sell harsh soaps to hundreds of millions of consumers. The same companies rapidly extended their reach by promising to “turn back the clock”...
Cleansing the Esse way

Cleansing the Esse way

Sebum Science Sebum is the complex mixture of oils produced by sebaceous glands in our skin. Human sebum is very different to that of other mammals. We’re far from fully deciphering its roles in skin health, but we can be certain that it is crucial for optimum skin...
Good microbes for your skin

Good microbes for your skin

           There are trillions of bacteria from hundreds of species living on and in your skin. Your skincare goals should always include their well-being, as they are what ultimately determine skin health and graceful ageing. As a rule, body site is the most...
Interview with Trevor Steyn on the microbiome and skincare

Interview with Trevor Steyn on the microbiome and skincare

How did you become interested in the microbiome? When I was younger, I thought that chemistry could solve almost any problem. As my understanding of the biological world expanded, I became less certain. I started to realise that applying simple chemicals to very...