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Pink Washing

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Pink Washing

We were interested to see the response to our Facebook Post on Pink Washing from one of our followers, a breast cancer survivor herself. 'Thank you for posting this. I have had breast cancer, making things pink do nothing but increase profits. Down with pinkwashing and up with natural products!' - Donna. We notice that the brand chosen to feature in the original article was Estee Lauder who we understand own Jo Malone. Their candles in spite of inferences of naturalness are made of paraffin wax and synthetic fragrance. Candles made of these when burned are implicated in actually causing...

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Organic Skincare - Refills Service

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Organic Skincare - Refills Service

Zing Organics is one of the very few if not only Organic Skincare and Home Fragrancing Brands offering a refills service in situ in our Open Door Workshop or by Mail Order. We are constantly tweaking the offering to make the Refills service attractive and fair to all, not just those living nearby. At the moment if you bring your empties back we can refill the following in situ there and then - Eco Marine Algae Facial Cleansing Masque Velveteen Facial Serum in Frankincense, Patchouli and Lime Pyjama Pyjama Night Repair Facial Serum in Sandalwood, Palmarosa and May Chang Smoothie...

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Scottish Highland Pine - Authentic Local Ingredient - and Benefits

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Scottish Highland Pine - Authentic Local Ingredient - and Benefits

Pure Essential Oil of Scottish Highland Pine has a more sophisticated and faintly sweet/spicy/musky note than the more commonly used and much cheaper Austrian Pine. We love our walks in the stunning Pine Forests here in Argyll and the aroma wafting about is at once uplifting to the spirits and soothing too.Many place a drop on the pillow to help them drift off to sleep. It helps clear blocked sinuses and mucous and is immune boosting too.In terms of skincare benefits, there are many - Pine is gently anti bacterial, anti fungal and anti viral. It reduces redness and irritation and...

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Bergamot - to ease Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia and Irritated Skin Conditions

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Bergamot - to ease Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia and Irritated Skin Conditions

In a recent Facebook post we asked our followers to tell us what their favourite Pure Essential Oil was. The one that came up most was Bergamot.  Pure Essential Oil of Bergamot is a Relaxant and Sedative. It soothes the nerves and combats anxiety and stress which is why it's used by aromatherapists to alleviate stress associated illnesses including High Blood Pressure, Insomnia, and Depression. Bergamot Essential oil can help heal scars and other marks on the skin. It's also used to even out skin tone. It has been found useful in treating irritated skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema.And...

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Short Term Skin Plumping - PEGs - Plastic Compounds

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Short Term Skin Plumping - PEGs - Plastic Compounds

  A lot of skincare products only provide temporary hydration and plumping. That's why you have to keep reaching for that bottle and re applying the product several times a day.  The inclusion of the likes of PEGs in mass produced products is one of the reasons for this. PEGs (plastic compounds) improve the skin feel and absorption of other ingredients but have been linked with damaging the skin's natural protective barrier ultimately often leaving the skin dry and fragile. Some PEGs are also carcinogenic. At Zing we use only nature sourced ingredients and we are told repeatedly that the hydrating effect...

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