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Why preservatives are necessary and when to use them

Why preservatives are necessary and when to use them

by Oyéta Kokoroko

One of the most controversial ingredients used in natural skincare is the preservative. It’s been discussed many times whether or not it has a place in natural skincare formulas. This post aims to address the importance of preservatives in water containing products.

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The challenges of formulating natural skincare

The challenges of formulating natural skincare

by Oyéta Kokoroko

Allow me to share with you 3 common challenges when developing natural and organic cosmetics. This is based on my own experience formulating and making, as well as my observations working and chatting with other formulators and brands about their main issues.

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5 popular natural preservatives for cosmetics

5 popular natural preservatives for cosmetics

by Oyéta Kokoroko

Discover 5 (popular) natural preservatives that are commonly used by natural skincare brands. Due to public pressure (people moving away from synthetic preservatives) and more stringent regulation on the use of synthetic preservatives,

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