Delivery (commerce)

Delivery is the process of transporting goods. Most goods are delivered through a transportation network. Cargo (physical goods) are primarily delivered via roads and railroads on land, shipping lanes on the sea and airline networks in the air. Certain specialized goods may be delivered via other networks, such as pipelines for liquid goods, power grids

Shampoo

Shampoo is a hair care product used for the removal of oils, dirt, skin particles, dandruff, environmental pollutants and other contaminant particles that gradually build up in hair. The goal is to remove the unwanted build-up without stripping out so much sebum as to make hair unmanageable. Even though most modern shampoos include a conditioning

Deodorant and antiperspirant

Deodorant

Deodorants are preventative substances applied to the body to affect body odor caused by bacterial growth and the smell associated with the bacterial breakdown of perspiration in armpits, feet and other areas of the body. The latest clean beauty trends feature products that are free of aluminum, parabens, Propylene glycol, and more harmful chemicals.  A

Organic certification

Organic certification is a certification process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products. In general, any business directly involved in food production can be certified, including seed suppliers, farmers, [food food] processors, retailers and restaurants.

Essential oil

An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils or aetherolea, or simply as the “oil of” the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of clove. An oil is “essential” in the sense that it carries a

Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10, also known as ubiquinone, ubidecarenone, coenzyme Q, and abbreviated at times to CoQ10 /ˌkoʊ ˌkjuː ˈtɛn/, CoQ, or Q10 is a 1,4-benzoquinone, where Q refers to the quinone chemical group, and 10 refers to the number of isoprenyl chemical subunits in its tail. This oil-soluble, vitamin-like substance is present in most eukaryotic cells,

Resveratrol

Resveratrol (3,5,4′-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene) is a stilbenoid, a type of natural phenol, and a phytoalexin produced naturally by several plants when under attack by pathogens such as bacteria or fungi. The effects of resveratrol are currently a topic of numerous animal and human studies. Its effects on the lifespan of many model organisms remain controversial, with uncertain

Vitamin C

Vitamin C or -ascorbic acid, or simply ascorbate, is an essential nutrient for humans and certain other animal species. Vitamin C refers to a number of vitamers that have vitamin C activity in animals, including ascorbic acid and its salts, and some oxidized forms of the molecule like dehydroascorbic acid. Ascorbate and ascorbic acid are

Lotion

A lotion is a low- to medium-viscosity topical preparation intended for application to unbroken skin. By contrast, creams and gels have higher viscosity. Lotions are applied to external skin with bare hands, a clean cloth, cotton wool or gauze. Many lotions, especially hand lotions and body lotions are formulated not as a medicine delivery system,

Zinc oxide

Zinc oxide is an inorganic compound with the formula ZnO. ZnO is a white powder that is insoluble in water, which is widely used as an additive in numerous materials and products including plastics, ceramics, glass, cement, lubricants, paints, ointments, adhesives, sealants, pigments, foods (source of Zn nutrient), batteries, ferrites, fire retardants, and first aid

Titanium dioxide

Titanium dioxide, also known as titanium(IV) oxide or titania, is the naturally occurring oxide of titanium, chemical formula TiO2. When used as a pigment, it is called titanium white, Pigment White 6, or CI 77891. Generally it is sourced from ilmenite, rutile and anatase. It has a wide range of applications, from paint to sunscreen

Antioxidant

An antioxidant is a molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that transfers electrons or hydrogen from a substance to an oxidizing agent. Oxidation reactions can produce free radicals. In turn, these radicals can start chain reactions. When the chain reaction occurs in a cell, it can cause damage

Tansy

Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) is a perennial, herbaceous flowering plant of the aster family, native to temperate Europe and Asia. It has been introduced to other parts of the world and in some areas has become invasive. It is also known as Common Tansy, Bitter Buttons, Cow Bitter, Mugwort, or Golden Buttons.

Aloe

Aloe /ˈæloʊ/, also Aloë, is a genus containing about 500 species of flowering succulent plants. The most widely known species is Aloe vera, or “true aloe”, so called because, though probably extinct in the wild, it is cultivated as the standard source of so-called “aloe vera” for assorted pharmaceutical purposes. Other species, such as Aloe

Self Care - Good for Body and Mind

Self Care

Self-care is an act of personal health maintenance. It is an action of an individual, family or community, to improve or restore health, or for treating or preventing illness. Self-care incorporates all health decisions people make for themselves and their families to become and stay physically and mentally fit. These acts can be as simple

Facial

What is a Facial? A facial is a skin care system including a variety of skin treatments, including steaming, exfoliation, extractions, creams, lotions, treatments masks, peels, and massage. They are usually given in beauty salons but are also a favorite spa and home treatment. Facials are generally categorized; for example, Acne Facial, European facial, LED

Moisturizer

What is Moisturizer? Moisturizers or emollients are complicated mixtures of chemical agents specifically designed to make the external layers of the skin softer and more flexible. These chemical moisture agents can be man-made in a laboratory or naturally occurring plant extracts. They increase the skin’s hydration by reducing moisture evaporation. Naturally occurring skin lipids (fatty

Sunscreen

What is Sunscreen? Sunscreen (also generally known as sunblock, sun tan lotion, sun screen, sunburn cream or block out) is a lotion, spray, gel, stick or other topical product that absorbs or reflects any of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation on exposed skin. Skin exposed to sunlight (UVA& UVB rays) is susceptible to sunburn, skin