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Why is beta-glucan so valuable for the skin?

Beta-glucan provides a lot of moisture, strengthens the skin barrier, has an antioxidant effect and soothes stressed, itchy skin. In this article you will find out the most important advantages of the valuable natural active ingredient from the germ layer of oat grain.

Why organic fresh cosmetics?

All myrto products are fresh cosmetics without synthetic preservatives. We rely on the use of high-quality ingredients that are as natural as possible. All myrto products are manufactured exclusively by hand in our factory.

13 harmful substances in shampoos

It's worth carefully checking each individual ingredient in your shampoo using the Ingredients List (INCI) on the packaging. This way you can avoid substances that are harmful to your health.

Is glycerin skin-damaging or not?

Glycerin is a common ingredient in cosmetics as well as in the food sector. At the same time, glycerin is an endogenous substance and part of our skin's own moisture retention system (NMF= Natural Moisturizing Factor). Read the pros and cons of glycerin in cosmetics here.

Comedogenic ingredients in facial care

Skin blemishes and pimples have a variety of causes that are difficult to detect. The skin often simply reacts sensitively to so-called comedogenic substances that are used in facial care.

Antioxidative and Cell-Protecting - Hemp Seed Oil in Facial Care

Hemp seed oil protects the skin barrier. It soothes irritated, inflamed skin and reduces redness. Hemp seed oil is particularly recommended for acne, psoriasis and neurodermatitis.

Bakuchiol versus Retinol in Face Care

In cosmetic use, the 100% botanical bakuchiol from the babchi plant is a preferable replacement for retinol - without retinol's unpleasant skin-irritating side effects.

Avocado – beauty elixir for skin & hair

Avocados are not only a well-known superfood, but also a proven remedy for wrinkles, redness, itching and pimples. The phytosterols it contains strengthen the skin barrier and stimulate cell renewal.

Skin-friendly preservation in facial care

to substances containing mineral oil, silicones, surfactants, emulsifiers and harmful preservatives that can irritate, trigger allergies, upset the hormone balance or impair sensitive metabolic processes in your body.

Skin-identical ingredients - how to recognize a good face cream

Especially when you are struggling with sensitive, dry or dehydrated skin, with redness, impurities or pimples, choosing the right ingredients for your cosmetics is the be-all and end-all.

How does hyaluronic acid work in the skin?

Hyaluronic acid regenerates the tissue, tightens and keeps the skin elastic. Hardly any cosmetic ingredient is able to moisturize the skin as effectively as hyaluronic acid.
In myrto products, we use high quality allergen-free organic CO2 plant extracts. An innovative process enables the production of solvent-free plant extracts with the highest possible active ingredient content of sensitive antioxidants.
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