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Handmade Naturals Blog

Check this page to find out what's new at Handmade Naturals.

Also consider this The Beauty Library of our website because it contains articles about ingredients and products we think you may find useful, especially when looking for products for a specific condition.


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War On Plastic - Plastic Pollution Update

Posted on 30th Jun 2019

Further thoughts on the problem of environmental pollution and plastics in particular.

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We've been thinking about Greenwashing - can it be extended to health & beauty products too?

Posted on 22nd Jun 2019

Can this term be extended to refer to heath & beauty products, as well as environmental concerns .

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Virgin Prickly Pear Oil - why this powerhouse of anti-oxidants and essential fatty acids is fantastic for skin health

Posted on 7th Jun 2019

Read all about this amazing skin hero.

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African Marula oil benefits for skin and hair

Posted on 27th May 2019

A relative newcomer to our vegan skin & hair care range is Marula Oil. If you have wondered what this particular oil is and why we began using it, this article will tell you all you need to know .

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Natural Sun Protection : Facts about UV rays, UV Filters, Natural SPF and what to look out for in SPF products

Posted on 22nd May 2019

We all buy and use sun creams but do we really know all the facts surrounding sun protection?.

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Hemp Oil and it's benefits for healthy skin

Posted on 18th May 2019

Find out why hemp is a fantastic oil for skin health.

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What's the Point of an Accreditation by an independent, reputable and credible organisation ?

Posted on 15th May 2019

The importance of being certified or accredited by an independent, reputable and credible organisation.

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Argan Oil - The Liquid Gold oil prized for it's skin & hair benefits

Posted on 8th May 2019

If you have heard of argan oil being called ‘Liquid Gold’ and wondered why, read this article to find out more about this amazing plant oil.

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Rosehip oil - a nutrient dense and all around amazing oil for skin health and regeneration

Posted on 5th May 2019

The exceptionally rich profile of rosehip oil makes it a highly valuable oil in skin care. Find out why.

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Men's Skincare Products - The Merits of personal care products packaged and branded specifically for men

Posted on 28th Apr 2019

Choosing skincare products for men - is it all in the packaging or the products themselves? Find out more.

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DRY SKIN - I have dry skin, how do I care for it using your natural skin care range?

Posted on 19th Apr 2019

Find out about the characteristics of dry skin and which products we recommend for this skin type.

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Allergy Awareness - How we try to help with skin allergies

Posted on 17th Apr 2019

Understanding and living with mild skin allergies.

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I have Normal Skin - What natural skin care routine do you recommend for my skin type?

Posted on 12th Apr 2019

Normal skin is fairly easy to please but you may be unsure non-the-less so read this guide to see our recommendations for normal skin.

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COMBINATION SKIN - When different types of skin on your face call for different moisturisers

Posted on 11th Apr 2019

One man's experience dealing with combination skin.

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My Natural Epiphany - How I got converted to Natural Skin Care

Posted on 4th Apr 2019

I'm a guy, we are not naturally into skin care of any kind but I became a convert, find out my story.

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Organic Shea Butter - we shine the spotlight on this amazing African tree oil

Posted on 2nd Apr 2019

We do love our organic Shea Butter! It is part of many of our face and body formulations and with good reason. Find out why.

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MURUMURU BUTTER - What is this little Amazonian treasure?

Posted on 30th Mar 2019

All ingredients in our formulations are there for a very good reason. If you are not familiar with MuruMuru and wondered about it, this article will tell you why we use it.

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Over Consumption and Cosmetics

Posted on 24th Mar 2019

Over consumption, over-use and the cosmetics industry. Interesting facts.

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A GUIDE to dealing with PROBLEM AND OILY SKIN PRONE TO OUTBREAKS

Posted on 20th Mar 2019

Problem skin can be tricky to deal with leaving you frustrated because you don't quite know which way to deal with it. Found out what we recommend in this article.

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COLLAGEN ANTI-AGEING FACE CREAMS - Maybe I should use one?

Posted on 18th Mar 2019

Many of you are probably wondering if collagen face creams are effective. We have looked into the science and here is what we think..

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FACIAL OILS - What is a Facial oil and do I really need to use one?

Posted on 16th Mar 2019

You may have heard of face oils but are not sure if you should be using one. Read more to find out what we recommend..

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PLASTICS AND WASTE - Waste facts and what can be done about it?

Posted on 15th Mar 2019

Many of our customers ask us what we think about the waste and plastics issue and what our company policy is.

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SILICONE FREE HAIR CONDITIONING - Why is there silicone in my shampoo and how do I condition my hair without it?

Posted on 15th Mar 2019

A short article on what silicones are and how we recommend to condition your hair without using silicone .

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SLS FREE SHAMPOO GUIDE - What is SLS and why should I switch to a Sulfate Free Shampoo?

Posted on 12th Mar 2019

A short article explaining what SLS is, why it is used in commercial shampoos and what to expect using an SLS free shampoo .

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THE OIL FACE CLEANSING METHOD - How do I cleanse my face with oil?

Posted on 11th Mar 2019

At Handmade Naturals we offer a variety of natural cleansing options including oil cleansing. For some this is a new method, so find out how we recommend it is done..

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PREGNANCY & NATURAL SKIN CARE - What products are safe for me?

Posted on 11th Mar 2019

Pregnancy is such an exciting time, but at the same time full of worry for you, not knowing if you are doing the right things. Find out what we recommend during pregnancy.

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WELCOME TO OUR BLOG

Posted on 10th Mar 2019

Hello Everyone! We decided to revive our News Section to keep you informed with what is new at Handmade Naturals.

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