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Supplements that help acne – Inositol

Posted By: Roccoco Botanicals Published: 09/07/2017 Comments 1
Supplements that help acne – Inositol

Their is no doubt that the pill can be used successfully to treat acne. When I was younger I was on it for that very reason, however I didn’t particularly enjoy the side effects and the mood swings. There are also women who just simply don’t want to take the contraceptive pill and I don’t…

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Argan Oil and Acne

Posted By: Roccoco Botanicals Published: 07/07/2017 Comments 0

Today’s post has come about due to much dissent in the green beauty industry surrounding Argan oil and its use. First I want to state that yes it does have benefits for the skin, however we don’t recommend it for acne prone skins and we will explain why in a minute. The second thing you…

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Botanical Forms of Vitamin A – Mothbean Extract

Posted By: Roccoco Botanicals Published: 07/07/2017 Comments 0
Botanical Forms of Vitamin A – Mothbean Extract

There are only a few forms of Botanical Vitamin A on the market. One of the botanical vitamin a alternatives we use in Roccoco is Mothbean or Vigna Acontifolia Extract as it is known. Vigna aconitifolia or “Moth bean” is an annual herb belonging to the Leguminosae family. The pods contain 4 to 9 seeds…

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Cosmetic Ingredients That Can Contribute To Your Acne – Seaweed

Posted By: Roccoco Botanicals Published: 07/07/2017 Comments 0

This is the first article covering common cosmetic ingredients that are lurking in your cosmetics that may be stopping your skin from clearing properly. First we want to say that Roccoco Botanicals doesn’t use any seaweeds in our retail products at all, however there are many companies who do. What we are finding is that…

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Why Do We Use Dimethicone and Silicone ?

Posted By: Roccoco Botanicals Published: 07/07/2017 Comments 2

Consumers are often confused why we as a Botanical company use some silicones, including dimethicone in some of our products. First I want to go through the myths about silicones and then explain WHY we use them. The following myths exist about Silicones: They suffocate the skin and trap bacteria. They hinder exfoliation You’re creating…

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Comedogenic Ingredients….The Cause Of Cosmetic Induced Acne

Posted By: Roccoco Botanicals Published: 02/07/2017 Comments 0

Cosmetic acne was first reported by French dermatologists in the mid-forties. In 1970 Gerd Plewig and James Fulton examined over 700 men to find some of them with normal skin, much to their chagrin the majoriy had cosmetic acne. The knowledge that cosmetic ingredients can cause acne has been known for over 50 years. Approximately

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What does non comedogenic mean?

Posted By: Roccoco Botanicals Published: 02/07/2017 Comments 0

Non comedogenic is a term that is used frequently by cosmetic companies to indicate that their products will not aggravate acne prone skins, but where does this term actually come from? The possibility of comedogenicity and irritancy of facial skin care products has been well documented.  Hair conditioners, hair gels, moisturisers, sunscreens and even acne…

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List of Comedogenic Oils

Posted By: Roccoco Botanicals Published: 02/07/2017 Comments 0

If your like most acne sufferers you just get rid of one breakout only to begin another....and yet somehow we seem to think this is normal..... Well it actually isn't. What most of us don't realise is that cosmetics can and do cause acne. There are many cosmetics that contain comedogenic oils. The discovery that ingredients...

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