Two visitors came from Suziana Beauty Salon, a local beauty salon on this island, for a discussion with Paul as they were excited and interested in using our natural organic skin care in their salon.
Salleh and Suziana had heard about us from Patrick and Aini, the couple who produced the island’s monthly newsletter, Langkawi Link and were keen to find out more about the rainforest herbs and plants which we use in our special blend for LevensEssentie Gold (the main component in all our Paul Penders products ).
Contributed by Azizah,
Paul Penders International, Langkawi
Starting this week, we will be running a series of articles taken from the ARTICLES section of our website. They are reproduced here because we feel quality information should be accessible to all and as a company, we at Paul Penders are committed to raising awareness about organic skincare and we hope you will visit often to share your thoughts with us. Do leave comments if you have any. We’ll be happy to share all that we know with you.This week’s article is about the effect of chemical buildup on the skin.
The Effect of Chemical Buildup on the Skin
Using just a few skin care products each day can cause potentially dangerous levels of chemical build up if those products aren’t made with natural ingredients.
According to a study conducted in 2006 by Chemical Safe Skincare Research, the average woman uses 12 toiletries each day, which cumulatively contain as many as 175 different chemicals.
Since about 60% of the products applied to the skin are absorbed, an average woman will absorb five pounds of chemicals each year, according to the research.
That wouldn’t necessarily pose a problem if those ingredients were organic, as they would then merely interact with the body’s natural processes and be expelled. Continue reading →
This fall, Langkawi will welcome the first annual Health & Wellness Conference, hosted by Kresics Fitness Pte Ltd. Tentatively planned for a week in September the conference will offer attendees three days of seminars, interactive work out sessions, and learning opportunities, on topics such as nutrition, massage, organic foods, bone movement, and herbs. Fitness classes highlighting Pilates, aqua aerobics, and spinning, to name a few, will be taking place, and attendees can participate in any or all of the classes and seminars offered.