Butters are a raw ingredient used in skin care applications like lotions and creams. They’re harder than oils and add thickness to your product. You may have noticed that body butters are much thicker than body lotions and it’s due to the consistency of butters. Oleic Acid and Stearic Acid are fatty acids that constitute […]


Most people are familiar with Witch Hazel (Hamamelis Water). Derived from the leaves and bark of Hamamelis plants, people have been using Witch Hazel to treat skin conditions for centuries. A widely accepted remedy for rashes, inflammation, wounds, sores, acne, psoriasis and eczema to name a few, Witch Hazel  has even been approved by the […]