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Our journey towards sustainable packaging

As part of our ongoing commitment to minimise our impact on the environment, Planted explains the thought behind changing our packaging from recyclable plastic to glass.

Sea Buckthorn Oil Skincare Benefits

Sea buckthorn oil has been used for centuries by Tibetans and Chinese, and is unsurprisingly gain...

Cane Sugar Skincare Benefits

Who would have thought something that isn’t good for you on the inside can be so good for you on ...

Raspberry Seed Oil Skincare Benefits

Often described as ‘nature’s sunblock’, it’s claimed that raspberry seed oil has a sun protection...

Black Cumin Seed Oil Skincare Benefits

There’s no wonder Tutankhamun kept a bottle of black cumin seed oil in his tomb for use in the af...

Lunar Haircutting

Planting and harvesting crops according to the lunar cycle is hardly new news, but have you hear...

Myrrh Essential Oil Skincare Benefits

Obtained as a resin from the tree Commiphora myrrha, Myrrh has been used for thousands of years ...

Raspberry seed oil benefits

Often described as ‘nature’s sunblock’, it’s claimed that raspberry seed oil has a sun protection...

Macadamia oil benefits

Great inside and out, this light, non-greasy oil contains one of the highest percentages of palmi...

Frankincense essential oil benefits

It’s (unfortunately not) a surprise that Frankincense isn’t used in the modern medicine for it’s ...

Raw honey benefits

Raw, being defined by the absence of heat and the pasteurisation process, ensures all vitamins, a...

Apricot kernel oil benefits

As a nutrient hub of fatty acids, vitamins and minerals A, C, E, K, B17, phosphorus, niacin, magn...

Meadowfoam seed oil benefits

Meadowfoam seed oil contains a unique high quality fatty acid composition, which led to the disc...

Rosehip oil benefits

Harvested from the fruit of roses, rosehip is known for it’s anti ageing benefits.  It’s rich in ...
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Why do we only use organic cotton?

Cotton is a toxic crop. So much so, that it makes the fashion industry the second most polluting ...

Planted's Natural Preservative System

We use a combination of 3 gentle ingredients to make up our effective preservation system, used i...

Why I don't use grapefruit seed extract (GSE)

It might seem like a lovely all natural ingredient, and with it's powerful antimicrobial properti...

How I sanitise for manufacture

How do you ensure a sterile environment during manufacture?  When making products at home hygie...

Sweet orange essential oil benefits

Extracted through the cold compression of orange peel, this citrus oil is known for many uses and...

Avocado oil benefits

This fruit is rich in nutrient waxes, proteins, vitamins and minerals that enrich dry, damaged or...

Organic and fairtrade coffee, grown by women

Coffee is a great source of polyphenols, which supplies a large number of antioxidants to our ski...

Geranium essential oil benefits

You may recognise Geranium from our beautiful English gardens - a flower with a warm, rose-like s...

Lavender essential oil benefits

Calming for the mind, calming for the skin. Lavender hosts a whole array of skincare benefits. A...

Unrefined Cocoa Butter benefits

Cold pressed from cocoa beans, cocoa butter is an emollient with fantastic occlusive properties. ...

Unrefined Shea Butter benefits

Cold pressed from shea kernels, this unrefined butter has been used for centuries in Africa for ...

Pomegranate seed oil benefits

The exceptional healing qualities of pomegranate is no secret, and was even known as far back as ...

Rose water benefits

Fresh, organic rose petals are steam distilled, extracting the nutritious juices and pure rose oi...