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Since my very first exposure to Seabuckthorn over 20 years ago I have been drinking the juice, eating the berries, applying the oils and taking the capsules. I am a Seabuckthorn poster child if there ever was one. From the time they were developed I have used only our skincare products. I cleanse with the […]

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Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition estimated to affect 45 million people worldwide. Rosacea sufferers tend to be Caucasian, females, between 30 and 50 at the onset of symptoms. It is interesting to note that men, while less likely to suffer from rosacea, tend to have the most severe symptoms. Rosacea primarily affects the face, […]

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Inflammation (Latin, īnflammō,- “I ignite, set alight”) is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants.[1] The classical signs of acute inflammation are pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function. Inflammation is a protective attempt by the organism to remove the injurious stimuli […]

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Fifty percent of us are allergic to something we put on our skin. I wish I’d known that a few years ago. A friend of mine gave me a big bottle of hand cream, a really expensive one from an upscale spa. I used it occasionally at first – I fortunately don’t have to moisturise […]

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I love the smell of lip balm in the winter! Seabuckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides L.) is a perfect fit for lips. The light, delicate oil heals rather than just coating, and it is gentler than many preparations on the thin, sensitive skin of the mouth. Also, seabuckthorn oil is not only fine but actually indicated for […]

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