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Why we leave out ethanolamines

Why we leave out ethanolamines

Ethanolamines are found in many products we use around our homes each day, from soap and shampoo to laundry liquid and cosmetics. Yet there are health concerns…


Are ethanolamines worth the risk?

Are ethanolamines worth the risk?

We choose to follow the precautionary principle and leave out ingredients where there is doubt over their safety – and ethanolamines are an ingredient that…


Ingredient spotlight: Jojoba

Ingredient spotlight: Jojoba

You’ll find jojoba oil in our body lotion, baby moisturiser and hand cream. Although it’s called an oil, it’s actually a wax that closely resembles…


Shining the spotlight on shea butter

Shining the spotlight on shea butter

Shea butter is an ingredient we put in our Body Butter, Baby Moisturiser, Body Lotion, Extra Moisturising Body Lotion, Light Moisturising Lotion, our Light Moisturising…


Ingredient spotlight: Shea butter

Ingredient spotlight: Shea butter

Shea butter is a plant-based moisturiser that nourishes and nurtures our skin. We use it in several of our personal care products because it has so many potential…


Nasty chemical of the month: parabens

Nasty chemical of the month: parabens

Huia Iti is the scientist heading up research and development at ecostore. I caught up with him to talk about a class of chemicals called parabens which includes 


Walmart phasing out 10 nasty chemicals

Walmart phasing out 10 nasty chemicals

Wal-Mart announced recently that it requires suppliers to phase out hazardous chemicals from the household cleaners, cosmetics and personal care products sold…