Books

The Complete Book of Argan Oil

The Complete Book of Argan Oil

What is “liquid gold” and what do Madonna, Jamie Oliver and Sophie Dahl do with it? Also known as green gold, the oil of 100 virtues and miracle oil, Argan oil has attracted superlatives and fans in equal measure, from the hairdressers to the stars to the chefs in the best restaurants. In the pages of The Complete Book of Argan Oil, you can find out why celebrities use it on their skin and hair and why cosmetic companies are falling over themselves to get it into their products. You’ll also...

A guide to medicinal plants in North Africa

A guide to medicinal plants in North Africa

Healthy Oils

Healthy Oils

In the past, consumers were warned to avoid eating foods made with coconut oil, but more recently opinions about this oil have shifted. Many people now consider olive oil to be the most healthful—but is there truth behind this idea? Today's consumers are constantly bombarded with claims regarding consumption of oils, yet references to the scientific studies assumedly behind these statements are rare. This book dispels the common myths about oils, examines the health claims associated with...

Food Oxidants and Antioxidants

Food Oxidants and Antioxidants

Food antioxidants are of primary importance for the preservation of food quality during processing and storage. However, the status of food depends on a balance of antioxidants and prooxidants occurring in food. Food Oxidants and Antioxidants: Chemical, Biological, and Functional Properties provides a single-volume reference on the effects of naturally occurring and process-generated prooxidants and antioxidants on various aspects of food quality. The book begins with a general introduction...

Waste and Environmental Policy

Waste and Environmental Policy

This research deals with the increasingly complex issues of waste generation, waste management and waste disposal that in less developed industrialised countries present diverse but critical concerns. It takes a socio-economic and policy-oriented perspective and provides empirical evidence at EU and regional level. The EU and Italy are taken as relevant case studies given the disparities in environmental performances between less and more developed areas. The rich and various empirical...

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This Simple Trick To Get Stronger Nails Will Change Your Life

You can use all kinds of oil if you're not keen on olive oil, from coconut oil to tea tree oil to argan oil... the choice is yours. Finally, don't forget to rinse your fingers with cold water to lock in the moisture.

Getting to know your natural oils

Coconut, jojoba and olive oil are some examples of carrier oils. Grapeseed, argan, jojoba, rosemary and tea tree oils. What does each of these oils do for the hair? Grapeseed oil provides protection against moisture loss and can withstand very hot ...

November 2015 Best Beauty Finds

a balm feel in this light feeling lipstick with the staying color of a stain. While the outer layer is infused with Argan Oil and Rosehip Oil to sooth and nourish lips. the cheek color too has the same ingredient base and is a whisp of cheek color that ...

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