Homemade Sugar Scrubs
Another basic ingredient is something called Dimethicone . It is from the silicone family, which originates from silica, which is found in granite, quartz and sand. Different types of silicones are used in many skin care and household products and to date, there is no report of toxicity from the use of topical silicone. This ingredient is an astringent/moisturizer and is used to decrease or dilute the concentration of petrolatum and thus cut down the greasy nature of the product.
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And yet, it wasn’t enough for Mayron, the oldest of three children raised in an apartment in West Philadelphia and a rowhouse on Stevens Street in the city’s Northeast section before moving to the Montgomery County suburbs of Center Square Green and, finally, Blue Bell, to a home her parents are just now leaving for a retirement community in Valley Forge. Mayron’s motivation for starting a business? Sibling envy. Her sister, Gale Mayron, 50, who lives in New York, had started a company of personal-care products, Jao Ltd., in their father’s Hatfield lab in 1997. She wanted an on-the-go way to keep her hands clean, she said. Her father suggested a “gelled alcohol” (before Purell became a household and office-cubicle staple).
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Star turns skin-care entrepreneur
Moreover, sugar has a natural anti-ageing effect on the skin. This is because sugar as an exfoliant cleanses the skin and opens the pores. This prevents the skin cells from damaging the skin. The toxins do not have an effect on your skin. This in the long run slows down the ageing process and helps to keep your skin youthful.
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