Gerlinde Naturals Skin Care Blog

An ongoing collection of Skin Care Tips, Articles and the use of Botanic Ingredients


Wednesday, 23 February 2022  |  Admin
How to layer your Skin Care Products - The Night Routine

The night Routine

Skin Care Layering can be a little confusing and also daunting but with this guide I want to show you the suggested order in which to use your skin care products and also that it can make all the difference to the way they absorb and work.

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Wednesday, 23 February 2022  |  Admin
How to read a Cosmetic Label - Understanding Symbols

how to read a cosmetic label - Part 2. understanding symbols

In Part 2. of my Blog Post I will look at some of the most common Symbols on Cosmetic Labels used internationally and what they mean.

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Wednesday, 23 February 2022  |  Admin
How to read a Cosmetic Label - The Ingredient List

how to read a cosmetic label - Part 1. the ingredient list

Cosmetic Product labelling includes various information, but one of the most important parts of the labelling is definitely an ingredient list, which informs the customers about product composition.

Trying to decipher an ingredient list though can can be quite confusing but I tried to cover as much ground as possible in my Blog Post (Part 2. will cover Label Symbols)

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2 CommentsThursday, 17 February 2022  |  Admin
How to layer your Skin Care Products - The Morning Routine

The Morning Routine

Skin Care Layering can be a little confusing and also daunting but with this guide I want to show you the suggested order in which to use your skin care products and also that it can make all the difference to the way they absorb and work.

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Wednesday, 19 January 2022  |  Admin
Are Stem Cells in Skin Care the new Anti-ageing Miracle?

Plant Stem Cells in moisturisers have become very popular and much advertised in the last couple of years. Consumers are happy to pay small fortunes for those little pots of anti ageing miracle.
But do we really know what Plant Stem Cells are, how they work or even IF they work?

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1 CommentWednesday, 6 October 2021  |  Admin
11 Tips for Dry Autumn and Winter Skin

If your skin has been dry lately, you are not alone. Cold weather, harsh winds, and dry indoor air all conspire to suck the moisture out of skin during the autumn and winter months, leaving it dry, cracked, and scaly.

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Sunday, 23 May 2021  |  Admin
Sea Buckthorn - The Glow Maker of your Dreams

Sea Buckthorn is a powerhouse, containing lots of essential fatty acids, anti-oxidants and vitamins (A, B1, B2, C, E, K). It has been found that Sea Buckthorn plant berries carry 10 times more vitamin C than an orange and are the third-highest source of vitamin E among plants. Basically, Sea Buckthorn oil is the new glow-maker of your dreams!

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3 CommentsSunday, 2 May 2021  |  Admin
Double Cleansing Method

The Double Cleansing Method entails a 'deep clean', clearing the surface, drawing out oil based dirt such as oxidized sebum and make-up, with an oil based cleanser (like attracts like), before advancing deeper into the pores with a water based cleanser to remove dust and sweat. It allows the skin to breathe, repair and absorb serums and moisturisers far better.

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Wednesday, 3 June 2020  |  Admin
Cacay Oil - The Amazonian Skin Care Gold

Cacay Oil, dubbed the Amazonian Gold, deeply moisturises and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Studies show that it contains 50% more vitamin E and twice the amount of Linoleic Acid than Argan Oil as well as 3 times more Retinol (a form of Vitamin you A) than Rose Hip Oil, giving it powerful anti-aging properties. 

 

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Tuesday, 14 May 2019  |  Admin
Ingredient Profile Evening Primrose Oil

Where evening primrose oil is pressed from the seeds of Oenothera biennis, it is important to note that it is an exceptionally fine textured oil which is easily absorbed, with high levels of Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) and also antioxidant Phytosterols. 

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