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ALL-AROUND BALM WINS BEST LIP BALM IN BEAUTY SHORTLIST MAMA & BABY AWARDS!
Our waterless, conditioning and protective multi-purpose All-Around Balm is one of the winners of Best Lip Balm in The Beauty Shortlist Mama & Baby Awards 2019!
THE BALANCE BETWEEN HYDRATION AND EMOLLIENCY
We often get asked what a basic skincare routine should look like. For us, it consists of three steps – cleanse, hydrate and nourish. In other words, a routine containing products with both hydrating, i.e. moisturising, and nourishing, i.e. emollient, ingredients. Most people need both these functions, hydration and nourishment, to maintain healthy skin.
LAPONIE INGREDIENTS: ECTOIN
Ectoin is a powerful, small, multi-tasking and natural stress-protection molecule, a so-called extremolyte. From a chemical point of view, it is a cyclic amino acid derivate. Extremolytes protect extremophilic microorganisms and plants from the extreme conditions of their habitats like salt lakes, hot springs, permanent ice or deserts.
ASK OUR CHEMIST: WHAT ARE FATTY ALCOHOLS COMMONLY USED IN COSMETICS?
Made from fatty acids, fatty alcohols are used in cosmetics as thickening agents and co-emulsifiers. Fatty alcohols are not the be confused with alcohol, e.g. ethanol, that has a completely different function in skincare products.