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SKIN TYPES

SKIN TYPES The skin intends to protect human beings against environmental aggressions. The one most closely classifications connected with cosmetological requirements  distinguishes four different types: normal, oily, dry and mixed. The criteria of selection to define each category are difficult to standardize since they vary from one case to another. For example, severe changes in epidermal water content associated with superficial ph changes can modify the skin’s appearence and lead one to establish a visual diagnosis of dry skin, whereas it may be actually an oily skin. Dry skin would…

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A short history of perfume

A short history of perfume       The origins of humanˈs early experience with perfume is thought to be through burning wood and an open fire. Wood contains natural fragrant resins which can be released when burning. Over the centuries perfume has been offered to gods in religious ceremonies, used to establish status, as insect repellents, to cure ills and to make places, people and animals smell better. Traceable perfume use dates back to ancient Mesopotamia. We know perfumes were used in Mesopotamia during the second millennium BC ( in the Bronze…

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Vegetable Oils For Skin Care

Vegetable Oils for Skin Care

Vegetables Oils for Skin Care Natural and plant-derived oils have been used by humankind through the ages for nourishment and medicine, as well as for skin and health care.Vegetable oils are extracted from nuts, seeds and fruits. People used fatty substances to moisturese dry hands after work or to protect them from soil, water, plants. Mixed with herbal extracts they have been used to heal damaged skin or as bases for aromatic or medicinal substances. People used the fat sources to hand. The Indians in New Mexico used jojoba oil,…

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Perfumes for Autumn / Winter

Perfume, like clothes should be changed with season.There are different perfume to use in different season.The perfume for spring-summer should be fresh, floral, fruity, aquatic and the perfume for autumn-winter should be warm, spicy, woody, with a oriental touch, with vanilla and soft leather smell. Everything that makes you feel good. Here's what we pick of the best wintry scents.

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Essential Oils & Absolutes: How To Use Them

Essential Oils & Absolutes: How to Use Them

Essential Oils & Absolutes: How to Use Them What are Essential Oils? An Essential Oil is a concentrated, aromatic, volatile liquid composed of small oil-like molecules. They consist of combination of naturally chemicals which the plant itself produces through photosynthesis. They are called Essential oils but in fact contain no fatty substances ( like Almond Oil does ). Because they are volatile, they do not create oil stains. Essential Oil is created in small cavities in the cellular structure of plants: in the roots, petals, seeds or peel such as…

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Smelling

Smelling

Smelling Our odour preferences are as unique as our taste in music. Not everyone perceives smell in the same way. The way we are made is different. There are several perfume ingredients that some people find hard to smell on their own (musks, amber, sandalwood). A single ingredient might be compared to a single musical note and a fragrance to a symphony of music. Even if one of the ingredient cannot be smelled by itself the whole composition can be smelled. Many plants, flowers and foods have a unique odour.…

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