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Lanolin As A Dry Skin Relief From Covid-19 Handwashing

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Lanolin As A Dry Skin Relief From Covid-19 Handwashing

We all know that keeping your hands clean is critical as it protects us against infection and helps to prevent the spread of Covid-19. But has frequent handwashing left you with dry hands and skin? You've probably often been told to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitisers if water and soap are not accessible. The problem is that sanitizers and soaps also strip off the natural, protective oils in your skin, causing it to dry out and potentially leading to irritation that can exacerbate dry skin issues.   Keep your hands clean and moisturised at the...

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Lanolin – A Versatile Product With So Many Interesting Uses

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Lanolin – A Versatile Product With So Many Interesting Uses

It is difficult to identify a substance that could surpass lanolin in its effectiveness in the treatment and prevention of dry and rough skin. It is a completely natural product that is produced from the multistage refining of wool grease, a natural, renewable raw material, which is obtained from the scouring (washing) of raw wool. In nature, it protects the wool and skin against the detrimental effects of bad weather. Similar to its natural function, lanolin protects and improves the structure of skin and hair. Lanolin is a versatile product and has so many uses which include the following: Extremely effective emollient  Restores...

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Top 10 Ways to Use Lanolin

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Top 10 Ways to Use Lanolin

Perhaps the need for lanolin to soothe your nipples during breastfeeding is no longer necessary. However, you still have a lot to use so you're wondering what to do with it...     Here are ten other uses for lanolin that will leave you wanting to get more! Cuticle repair - smooth on cuticles overnight to replenish them and make them soft Protect leather - apply to any leather item that needs softening Hair product - use a small amount to tame flyaways or for the messy bedhead look Cracked heels - apply lanolin before going to bed and wear socks...

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Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm

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Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm

Have you ever wanted to make a chemical-free lip balm? No? Maybe? Well, either way, now you can! Here's a simple recipe and we even have a couple of the ingredients in stock for you. Both Lanolin and Beeswax can be used in many natural cosmetic recipes and they shine (literally) in this one. Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm Ingredients:3 TBSP - Shea Butter2 TSP - Beeswax Pellets2 TBSP - Nourishing Oil (examples include jojoba, coconut, apricot, avocado or sweet almond)½ TSP - Lanolin10 drops peppermint essential oilInstructions: In a glass bowl, combine the shea butter and beeswax pellets. Place the...

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Lanolin: If It's Good Enough For Sheep...

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Lanolin: If It's Good Enough For Sheep...

Lanolin is produced by sheep to protect their skin and waterproof their wool. (As though they know that's what farmers raise them for!) Some sheep create more than others depending on the breed. Humans have found uses for lanolin for many, many years now - primarily in the moisturisation and care of our skin. Lanolin from New Zealand sheep is prized because of the natural environment and more natural farming practices used here. At once time there used to be 70 million sheep in the country - that was 22 per person! The current number is closer to 7 per person...

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