Top 5 Skincare Myths... Busted!

Posted by Julia Sanders on 8/26/2013 to Soaps
5) ALL OILS CLOG PORES AND PROVOKE ACNE
False! It is a common belief that oils or products with oils are comedogenic and pore-clogging. This is just not true! Some oils can potentially suffocate the skin, such as mineral oil, but many oils are very good for the skin and won't clog pores and cause acne at all. In fact, many of them clear up acne and reduce your natural oil production, making you less shiny and reducing the amount of pore-clogging material upon your complexion. Oils such as Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Safflower Oil, Jojoba Oil, Soybean Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, and Macadamia Nut Oil are all safe and effective for facial and body skin care.


4) CHOCOLATE AND GREASY FOODS CAUSE BREAKOUTS
False! There is no evidence indicating that consuming chocolate and greasy foods...

Melissa Essential Oil

Posted by Julia Sanders on 8/19/2013 to Skin Care

Melissa Essential Oil, also known as Lemon Balm, is an oil derived from a plant native to center-southern Europe and the Mediterranean region. Melissa plant extracts have been used for their medicinal properties for ages. Melissa Essential Oil is particularly famous for its soothing qualities, memory boosting properties, and anti-depressant powers. It is used to treat anxiety, depression, hypertension, insomnia, migraines, menstrual cramping, PMS, indigestion, nausea, asthma, bronchitis, coughing, insect repellent, eczema, and also for adding flavor and fragrance. No wonder it was decreed the “Common Oil” and “Sweet Oil,” eh?

Oh, Honey!

Posted by Julia Sanders on 8/5/2013 to Skin Care

Honey, honey, honey! Try it, see it, believe it... honey is amazing for the skin. I use it every day and let me tell you something, it really is miraculous. The perfect ingredient to achieve and maintain beautiful skin in an all natural, organic fashion. We here at RainShadow Labs use it in many of our products for its minerals, nutrients, and vitamins. The properties within honey fight aging, prevent and cure acne, boost the skin’s rigidity, cell turnover, softness and maintain the overall health and appearance of your largest organ and first defense against the environment. Use products with honey regularly and ensure that you are putting your best face forward every day!


Why exactly, and how exactly can something so natural and so deliciously edible be good for the skin? Here’s why...