What is Zinc Oxide?

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For over 2 000 years, zinc oxide had been a great help in dealing with wounds or burns. Looking back at the historical records, it had shown that this mineral was first used in healing the skin naturally. It was first described around 500 B.C. in an ancient Indian medicinal script. Nowadays, … Read more

What is Mica?

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Mica is a set of silicate minerals that can be ground down into a powder form for use in beauty products. With that, it was referred to as “the glitter of nature.” The color of its powder varies between the different minerals. Its color can be purple, pink, silver, or white.  The … Read more

What is Iron Oxide?

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Iron oxide is a group of sixteen compounds that are composed of oxygen and iron atoms. If you are not much familiar with the name, perhaps you’ll recognize it on its most common term, which is “rust.” Yes, the rust that forms in a metallic object when it is exposed to water … Read more