You've probably caught wind of the fabulous world of fermented foods (hey there kombucha, kimchi, and kefir!). But this ancient food-preservation method is not just a treat for your tummy - it’s a bonus for your skin, too! Say goodbye to dryness & irritation and hello to a happy, balanced complexion.
There's lots of talk about the good, bad, and ugly of including silicones in your haircare routine. So, what gives? Are they really THAT bad for you? Truth is: not all silicones are created equal. Let’s weigh in on the science and debunk a few myths about silicones while we're at it.
To stop the sweat and control body odour, many people reach for a traditional deodorant or antiperspirant - without really thinking about the ingredients they’re putting on their skin. But here At Woohoo, we think A LOT, particularly when it comes to what ingredients areinand what ingredients areoutof our natural deodorant formulas.
Yes, it *is* true - there are both synthetic and natural ingredients in your moisturiser and other skincare products that you might need to avoid while you are pregnant. The confusing thing is that it’s not black and white, and a lot of the data out there is based on EATING ingredients, not applying them to your skin.
Bicarb Soda is super popular in natural deodorants because it is such an incredibly effective deodoriser. However it does have a downside – for many people it can cause irritation. But don't worry - we're all over it with bicarb-free options for you.
Don’t beat yourself up over sunburrn. Instead, focus on relieving your discomfort and repairing the damage that has been done to minimise the long-term effects on your skin. The cure-all answer is surprisingly simple: just cool and moisturise your burned skin with nature’s remedies! Here are a few of our favourites.
Ingredients labels can be mind-boggling and there are *oodles* of ingredients claiming to be the best there is for healthy skin. To help weed through the confusion, here's a list of our top 10 superfood ingredients to look out for in your natural skincare. You’ll want to use these nutrient-rich superheroes in heavy rotation to keep your skin clear, calm, and perfectly balanced.
Active ingredients come with recommended levels and other recommendations so that they are safe and effective. And for many of these ingredients, if that level is exceeded it can actually mean that product will have a negative effect on your skin. Just like Vegemit on toast, it's often a case of less is more.
It may be just us but it seems as though the skincare world has gotten lazy when it comes to products that help blemishes (pimples and acne, that is). Even though there are thousands of products, most use the same rather harsh ingredient: Benzyl Peroxide. Or if you want a natural option: Tea Tree Oil. Yawn!
Applying vitamin-enriched lotions and potions can bring fantastical results to your skin when compared to when you eat that very same vitamin, protecting against free-radical damage, lessening hyperpigmentation and helping mature skin flourish. Our favourite skin vitamins are Vitamins A, B3, C and E, and here's why....
Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a pretty fancy name, but to put it simply it’s really just a large sugar molecule (i.e. a natural polysaccharide) that looks a bit gooey and sticky. It plays a really important role in moisturising your skin, keeping it healthy and hydrated.
There are a select few ingredients in the skincare world that have cult status. They’ve transcended the fads and seasonal trends and are now the cornerstones of many skincare routines (maybe even yours!). One of these classics is Vitamin C.