Category Archives: TESCosmetics

Exploring the Healing Properties of Aloe Vera

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Exploring the Healing Properties of Aloe Vera Records of Aloe Vera, a succulent plant, date back to the 16th century BC. According to the Indian Journal of Dermatology, the Ancient Egyptians called Aloe Vera “that plant of immortality”. Aloe Vera has also been used therapeutically throughout the world for centuries. Everyone has heard of the […]

What are Active Ingredients?

What do you do when you’re a results focused consumer bombarded with hundreds of products claiming to be anti-aging, clarifying, resurfacing, etc? You become well-versed in active ingredients, their effects, and how to combine them, of course! But what are active ingredients anyway? Well, active ingredients are the components in a product tasked with the […]

Using Niacinamide for Stronger Skin

Using Niacinamide for Stronger Skin Niacinamide, also called nicotinamide, is an essential nutrient called vitamin B-3. We need Niacinamide both as a dietary supplement to prevent B-3 deficiency, and as an active ingredient in skincare. Topically, niacinamide has a slew of great benefits for the health and appearance of your skin. There is no evidence […]

Penetrate Deeper with Sodium Hyaluronate

Penetrate Deeper with Sodium Hyaluronate So you think you’re doing the best for your skin by using a product with Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid in it? What if I told you that my TEScosmetics line uses Sodium Hyaluronate instead— a more effective version of the popular AHA? Hyaluronic acid (HA) is the well-known polysaccharide which is […]

Benefits of Manuka Honey for Acne-Prone Skin

What are the Benefits of Manuka Honey for Acne-Prone Skin? Manuka honey is a variety of honey native to New Zealand. It’s produced by bees who pollinate the Manuka bush, also known as the Leptospermum scoparium flower. Manuka honey tends to have a higher price-point than other honeys on the market. Its proven antibacterial properties […]

The Benefits of Hemp Tea

Superfood Spotlight: The Benefits of Hemp Tea Steeped Superfood This weeks Superfood Spotlight is a steeped superfood — hemp tea — a powerhouse brew with so many healing properties that it can replace several other herbal concoctions! Despite the diverse proliferation in the variety of hemp products on the market in recent years, many people […]

The Anti-aging Skin Benefits of Hemp

Hemp extracts and oils are a superfood for your skin when used topically. CBD oil, which is derived from hemp, is extracted from the buds, leaves and stalks. Hemp oil is extracted from the seeds of cannabis sativa, also known as the hemp plant. Hemp is rich in antioxidants, and paired with the vitamin C […]

Superfood Spotlight: What are the benefits of eating sweet potatoes?

Superfood Spotlight: What are the benefits of eating sweet potatoes? Nutrition plays an important role in self-care. A balanced intake of whole foods with a variety of vitamins and nutrients allows us to maintain healthy and strong bodies from the inside out. Making sure to take in the beneficial elements found in many plants helps […]

What are Parabens?

What are Parabens? Parabens are a class of preservatives. Chemically, they are a series of parahydroxybenzoates and esters of parahydroxybenzoic acid. Concerns about parabens come from a growing overall awareness of the use of endocrine disruptors in cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. Endocrine disruptors are active agents in foods or topicals that mimic hormones in our […]

The Human Body has its own Cannabinoid System!

The Human Body has its own Cannabinoid System Our body makes its own endocannabinoids. Endocannanibinoids are endogenous cannabinoids. The ECS, or endocannabinoid system, is a system in our bodies which was only discovered by researchers in the 1990s. Cannabinoids are the different compounds found in cannabis. The two most well-known cannabinoids are CBD and THC. […]

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