The Concordia Handcrafted Skincare blogs will bring to you interesting facts and information about skin, naturopath health info, the stories behind our products, plus updates on what we are up to behind the scenes.
For some women the reality of menopause can be a daunting experience, but for my Mum who is an avid cyclist and exercise enthusiast – the end of shark week interfering with her lifestyle was a relief. Menopause is a natural part of the women’s reproductive cycle, but there are some things you can do to support your body in the process.
Herbal teas are a tea-rific way to boost skin hydration whilst also packing a punch with their individual therapeutic qualities. Herbs have the ability to assist with many skin ailments including eczema, psoriasis, and acne.
Sebaceous filament is a natural substance consisting of sebum (wax esters, squalene and triglycerides) that support the sebaceous glands to naturally moisturise the skin. They are most visible in areas with a high amount of sebaceous glands such as the nose, and are more visible on individuals with enlarged pores. They are a natural part of our pore structure, and removing them will only result in them soon returning.
When we first started our business we always wanted to be able to support a cause close to our hearts. As the core ingredients of our natural skincare range include seaweed extracts and sea salt sourced from the beautiful Tasmanian east coast, it seems obvious we would want to support the conservation of our oceans.
Ever heard of scurvy? Historically known as the “plague of the sea” due to millions dying from it in the age of sail. A condition where your bodily tissues gradually deteriorate - imagine teeth falling out, blotchy skin, reopening of old wounds (physically, not the emotional kind that happens when you listen to Jeff Buckley)