April 22, 2018

Barring the negative effects to human health, plastic is causing some major damage to the environment. Microplastic pollution in our oceans, for example, is a significant issue with no immediate solution. The number of tiny plastic pieces polluting the world’s oceans i...

March 24, 2018

Rosehip oil is one of the best oils for skin, a rival for both coconut oil and shea butter. It contains fatty acids, antioxidants and vitamins A, C and E, all of which give skin a glowing vitality. Because its fatty-acids help build collagen and skin elasticity, rosehi...

October 6, 2017

In Japan shinrin yoku or ‘forest bathing’ is a form of preventative medicine. The term refers to spending time relaxing in nature. Scientific studies have shown measurable benefits to this practice, including reduced stress, improved mood and focus, increased energy an...

September 13, 2017

Antioxidants keep us balanced

The word antioxidant gets thrown around a lot, but what does it actually mean?  Antioxidants are found in some of our favorite foods like tea, chocolate and red-wine. They can also be found in botanical cosmetic ingredients: ingredients ext...

August 4, 2017

Shea butter is extracted from a nut that grows on the African Shea Tree (vitellaria paradoxa). The nut, found in the centre of the fruit produced by this tree, is rich in oil. Shea butter is used in Africa as a skin and hair treatment, and has also been used as a cooki...

June 25, 2017

You can find organic and all-natural claims on just about anything. These words are sometimes used by companies to get people to buy their products, but they may be stretching the truth. Often-times companies are contradicting their own claims in unethical ways. This i...

May 20, 2017

Candelilla wax contributes to the rich, creamy consistency in Barefoot Naturals Body Butters, which leaves skin hydrated for extended periods of time. It’s also great for reducing visible lines and stretch marks.

April 23, 2017

The importance of botanical ingredients when choosing skincare. Know what you're putting on your skin!

February 28, 2017

History
 

Carrot seed essential oil is extracted from the seeds or plant of the wild carrot (daucus carota), which is commonly found in Europe and North America. It has small white flowers resembling lace, and therefore is also known as Queen Anne’s Lace.

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