Body Scrubs: The benefit of Rice Bran Oil

Body Scrubs are often used to remove dead skin cells off the surface of the skin, exposing a younger more supple layer, for a feeling of rejuvenation. At Mainely Cole’s we have a variety of Body Scrubs. Some are Made with Dead Sea Salts, while others with Pure Sugar Cane, offering a Body Scrub for every need. However, the one thing they do have in common is Rice Bran Oil.

Rice Bran Oil has been a beauty secret of many Asian woman. Rice Bran Oil is so rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients, it becomes very beneficial when applied directly to the skin or when mixed into a Skin Care product.

Benefits:

Rich in Vitamin E which helps penetrate into the skins layers improving skin softness.

Improves elasticity, providing a more youthful and plump appearance to skin.

Hydrates the skin and helps maintain the moisture longer.

Boosts skins natural regeneration process.

Improves skins surface.

Slows down the skins aging process with the use of the antioxidants and vitamins.

Improves skin complexion.

Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Doesn’t clog pores because it is easily absorbed into the skin.

Naturally protects skin from sun damage and other harsh natural elements such as wind.

Naturally contains anti-inflammatory properties,  so it can be used to soothe and calm irritated skin.

Can lighten and brighten skin naturally, while adding a youthful glow.

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Only the best, most beneficial, natural products are put into Mainely Cole’s products and our body scrubs are no exception.

For a limited time, you’ll receive a free mini body scrub with your purchase when you enter code: Rice Bran at check out.

 

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What’s In Your Soap?

Mainely Cole’s products are handcrafted with love and your skin in mind, each ingredient is selected to produce maximal benefits for your skin. Your skin is important, its what you wear every day, its on your face, its your body’s largest organ and it IS important that you take care of it both inside and out. Your skin is like a large sponge, with millions of teeny tiny little pores and guess what, what you put on, will be absorbed in. That’s why it is important to know just what exactly you’re putting on it and what are the benefits.

Mainely Cole’s wants you to know what’s in our custom soaps. We’re going to list all of our ingredients and  their purpose. Then we’re going to share with you a comparable brand’s ingredients. Which one would you rather lather up and use? We’ll let you make that determination on your own.

Custom Soap Bars

Goat’s Milk Soap Bars with Shea Butter

  • Fresh Goat’s Milk – for an incredible skin treatment (Softness and Smooths While Moisturizing Skin)
  • Olive Oil – excellent cleanser helps to shrink facial pores lessening the appearance of acne(rich in vitamins)
  • Coconut Oil – moisturizes skin widely used to treat different skin conditions (dermatitis and psoriasis) adds lather and firmness to soap bar water
  • Organic Palm Oil – rich in anti-oxidants and vitamins A, E, K and D. Most ideal for skin offering natural anti-bacterial properties (creamy lather)
  • Natural Vitamin E – hydrates and conditions skin for better over all skin health
  • Stearic Acid (Vegetable Source) – Lubricant produced from natural fats and acids
  • Soy Oil – chock full of fatty acids that are key in maintaining and restoring health and balance to skin helps prevent the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Shea Butter – Which improves overall skin tone (retains moisture to skin). A natural anti-inflammatory with vitamin A & E
  • Sodium Hydroxide – salt binds products helps prevent breakdown of ingredients
  • Fragrance derived from essential oils – that offers a lasting scent to our goats milk soaps

Comparative Brand

  • Water
  • Talc
  • Coconut Acid
  • Palm Acid
  • Tallow Acid
  • Palm Kernel Acid
  • PEG-12, Fragrance
  • Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter
  • Glycerin
  • Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)
  • Sorbitol, Propylene Glycol
  • Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice
  • Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Extract
  • Carica Papaya (Papya) Fruit Extract
  • Sodium Chloride
  • Decyl Glucoside
  • Pentasodium Pentetate
  • Tetrasodium Etidronate
  • Titanium Dioxide
  • Iron Oxide

How does Mainely Cole’s stack up against other brands?

We at Mainely Cole’s encourage you to look at your soap differently.

What are the ingredients?

Can you easily identify them?

Do you know the benefits of the ingredients listed?

Share your thoughts in the comments section below, we’d love to hear from you.

We at Mainely Cole’s believe in caring for your skin, that’s why we’re offering $25 off your next purchase of $50 or more now through March 26th (Enter Spring at checkout online at mainelycoles.com, this offer is not available in stores.)

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Toning Your Skin + Giveaway ends 3/15

Did you know that toning your skin is just as important as cleansing it?

For healthy radiant skin, it is important to both cleanse and tone your skin. When you cleanse your skin, your ridding it of excess dirt and oils.  Not all cleansers are created equal, you’ll want to find one that is right for your skin. When you tone your skin, the facial toner is used to remove any lingering impurities (dirt, oil, debris) that are left on the skin that were not removed by cleansing. A toner will sooth, nourish and hydrate/rehydrate skin. Our Revitalizing Facial Toner is such an amazing product. Each ingredient included in our Facial Toner has its own unique added benefit for your skin that when combined together, it can be used as both a cleanser and a facial toner. Of course here at Mainely Cole’s we specialize in skin care products that are filled with natural ingredients, that are meant to provide benefits that promote healthier and younger looking skin. See our Cucumber Facial Trio.

Revitalizing Facial Toner

Revitalizing Facial Toner Ingredients:

Organic Aloe Leaf Juice – Aloe is commonly known to sooth skin, it can also serve as an anti-inflammatory. Aloe also contains an herb called aloin, which helps protect skin from UV damage by blocking up to 30% of the UV rays when applied to skin. Aloe contains a substantial number of quality vitamins and minerals, its no wonder why it has so many benefits for the skin. Source: RG Cell

Cucumber Distillate – is a form of hydrosol. Hydrosol is  the water/natural essential oils contained within the cucumber. This ingredient alone can be used as a mild facial toner for acne prone skin. It helps aid in cooling, calming and soothing the skin. Source: Sage Script

Witch Hazel -  This plant has amazing benefits for both the skin and body. The leaves, bark and twigs are often used to create the age old beauty secret, most commonly known as an astringent. Astringents are used to “tighten” the skin, but can also aid in soothing itchy, inflamed and overall irritated skin. Source: WebMD

Black Willow Bark – Much like witch hazel, willow bark has astringent like qualities, however, this ingredient contains a Salicylic Acid that promotes skin exfoliation. This helps the general appearance of the skin and works to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. Also known for its antimicrobial properties, that help problematic skin. Source: Lotion Crafter

Tea Tree Oil – This ingredient also has antimicrobial qualities, but is great for treating a wide variety of skin conditions including but not limited to acne. Source: Wikipedia

 EDTA – A common ingredient in a lot of facial cleansers. This ingredient helps aid in making “hard water soft” thus giving your skin the opportunity to “interact” with the ingredients in the product, allowing your skin the become clean.  Source: Health How Stuff Works

Citric Acid – This is actually a natural acid that is contained within the cells of the  human body. When used in skin care, it serves as an antioxidant, which also contains anti-aging properties. Source:Veria

Toning your skin has many helpful benefits. But if you feel your skin needs cleansing, use of our natural soap bars are recommended for a gentle cleanse prior to toning your skin.  Yes, the Revitalizing Facial Toner is a part of our Cucumber Facial Trio, these three products work hard together to “amplify your skin’s natural radiance”. However, it is because toning your skin is so important, that we do offer the Revitalizing Facial Toner as a stand alone product.

Mainely Cole’s Revitalizing Facial Toner  RV $25 is now 40% off,  $15 is such a small price to pay the many benefits you’ll receive in just one bottle.

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Caring for Winter Skin + Giveaway ends 3/1

The temperatures drop, the wind blows, the snow falls and your skin takes a beating. Dry, itchy, chapped, cracked, are just a few adjectives used to describe winter skin, but with just a few steps, you’ll be able to beat that winter chap and restore the moisture and lively glow to your skin.

1. Moisturize your body from within, along with any skin care regimen, it is important to keep your body hydrated, drinking the recommended amount of water per day will help your overall body health.

2. Exfoliate! The body has a process of its own to dispose of dead/old skin cells, but as you get older or with different skin conditions the process can be slowed down a bit. Leaving your skins appearance looking dull and dry on the skins surface. However, using gentle scrubs that are packed with natural good for your skin ingredients such as our Splendor of Grapefruit, the granular texture of sugar will help to remove dirt and toxins from the skin’s outer layer, gently exfoliating dead cells while the jojoba oil will work to replenish the skin of its lost moisture. Mainely Cole’s has a great assortment of both Sugar and Dead Sea Salt Scrubs to help aid any skin care regimen.

3. Moisturize your skin. When your skin is parched, one of the best ways to quench its thirst is to moisturize. Look for lotions or body butters which contain products like glycerin which help skin lock in the moisture and smoothing out the skin like our Kelsey’s Lavender Lotion or Sister’s Body Butter. These also contain a variety of natural oils that will provide a protective layer  to skin and maintain moisture.

4. Protect your skin while battling winter weather. Wear gloves, apply sunscreen, and use some form of lip balm or a Nourishing Lip Creme on your lips to protect from chapping.

5. Try to avoid extremely hot showers and use natural soaps that contain moisturizing ingredients while bathing. Be sure to avoid soaps that contain harsh chemicals that can dry out your skin even more.

Do you have any helpful Winter skin care tips?

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