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Carol Priest
About us

About us

We began in 1988 as a small New Zealand family business, specializing in the formulation, manufacture and marketing of herbal skincare products. To ensure they remain fresh and retain their beneficial properties each product is hand-prepared in small batches. This small scale production means we can be flexible and innovative, offering you the latest developments in natural and certified organic skincare as they become available.Each product contains a unique and simple blend of proven botanicals. No mineral oils are used. Instead, oils and emulsifiers extracted from plants act as carriers for the principal ingredients.All colours are derived from natural sources....

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Carol Priest
Philosophy

Philosophy

Our Mission Using superior botanical ingredents and environmemtly responsible methods, we handcraft a range of natural skin care products to nourish the body and indulge the mind.   Carol Priest Natural Cosmetics What does this mean? Many skin and body care products claim to be ‘natural’ or ‘contain natural ingredients’ or even have the word ‘natural’ as part of the product name. In fact, very few products on the market today are truly natural containing at least some artificial ingredients. This suits mass production and enables the cost of production to be minimized. Real natural products need to be preserved...

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Carol Priest
User Guide

User Guide

Herbal Skincare Guide An independent microbiological laboratory tests all product batches. Shelf life is between 12 and 18 months depending on the product. Because all ingredients are of natural origin, products are best used within six months of opening. Temperatures over 30ªC should be avoided. Ideally, products should be stored in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Contamination, possibly leading to spoilage, should be avoided as much as possible by closing lids securely when not in use. Creams should be applied with clean hands or a fresh spatula.   C l e a n s i n g...

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