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Liquid soaps or Solid bars? Why handmade is still best.

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So the choice is yours, but you can be sure that whichever you choose, you’ll be getting a luxury product, hand made in our store, at an affordable price, which is much kinder to your skin and the environment......

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Why Should You Switch To AquaFree Skincare?

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What is AquaFree skincare? AquaFree, or Anaqueous, creams and balms are pure, natural plant oils and butters with no unnecessary additives, whereas commercially produced creams and lotions are generally emulsions of oils and water, bound together by use of an emulsifier with additional preservatives Why is AquaFree skincare better for your skin? With AquaFree skincare you only apply what your skin needs to keep soft and supple. It has a higher proportion of anti-oxidants, vital in the fight against free radical skin damage and won’t evaporate like aqueous skincare. The absence of emulsifiers means it won’t leave a greasy residue...

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Skincare ingredients: AQUA

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Virtually all commercial skincare has Aqua as the number one, main ingredient. This is water. It is usually 70% - 80% of the finished product and it’s not organic, so we’re not sure how products can claim to be 100% organic when they’re made with 80% inorganic material. Some claim that water hydrates the skin. This doesn’t really add up when you think about it. Our skin forms a barrier between us and the outside world. One of its functions is to keep water out. Our body produces its own oil, Sebum, to help it do this. Dry skin is...

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10 Good Reasons To Use Blue Lemon Anaqueous Skincare

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10 Good reasons to use Blue Lemon Anaqueous skincare.

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WHY WE'RE CALLED THE BLUE LEMON

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Jenny and I first met, many, many years ago, when I was living in Greece and she was on holiday. To cut a long story short, she decided to have some adventure and came to live with me, in a village called Lindos on the Island of Rhodes. In the summer time I worked with my friend Dimitri and his father, Captain Takis, on their motor cruiser, taking tourists on day trips; Jenny worked in a bar, called the Rainbird, for Stelios, a lovely old Greek man. If you’ve ever visited Lindos it’s at the top of the hill before...

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