This week’s Weekly Ingredient Knowledge Drop is about Tea Tree Oil.
Tea Tree – The leaf of the tea, or ti, tree had a long history of use by the indigenous peoples of Australia to treat skin ailments as well as respiratory ones. The aroma of the oil is warm, spicy, medicinal and volatile.
On the label it is otherwise known as: Melaleuca oil
Merry Christmas in July!
This past year, as part of my partnership with Perelandra Natural Foods in Brooklyn Heights, I wrote up a holiday gift guide with some of my favorite natural beauty items we carry at the store.
Dr. Hauschka (which many natural skincare buffs are already familiar with) is a German based skin/bodycare and makeup brand whose philosophy focuses on achieving balanced skin based on the 28 day natural cycle of renewal. Dr. Hauschka’s color cosmetics and skin care are BDIH certified and do not contain parabens, petrochemicals, paraffin, synthetic fragrances or colors, ethoxylated ingredients, GMOs, or artificial preservatives and and do not participate in any animal testing. Now down to the nitty gritty after the jump.