Continue reading...

Hydrolates for Hot Summer Days

Essential oils do mean anything to us, but hardly anyone knows hydrolates (floral waters) originate as the by-product from steam distillation of the essential oils. The special feature is its gentle effect, making them compatible for babies, pregnant women and seniors. For hot summer days we have hydrolates from Rose, Hamamelis (witch hazel) and neroli (orange blossom) stock. A tonic of these three, enriched with juniper acts not only cool and refreshing, but also as…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

Marvelous for your journey: Our care line Lesss now in 10 ml vials

Our care line Lesss is now also available in “acquaintance size” (10ml). The ideal size for traveling or as a gift. The Cleaning Hydrolat with nourishing extraxt of Rose, Wild Carrot and Hamamelis cleanses the skin and is also suitable for removing makeup. Pure moisture penetrates with our Hydrating Fluid from Aloe Vera and hyaluronic quality. Unlike many cosmetic products that use only the so-called high molecular weight hyaluronic acid, which acts only on the…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

yes – we are open :)

You can find us now am Lausitzer Platz 11 in Berlin / Kreuzberg . Opening times : Tuesday to Saturday , 12 to 7 p.m. We thank all our supporters for their help and look forward to present you our new facilities and products sometimes personally . See you soon at the store , your UCB Team

Continue reading
Continue reading...

From Old to New

  The shop interior is assuming form: the bar got its finishing and the last shelves are assembled. The idea was to work up  recycled material much as possible. We opted for scaffold planks we bought from an old artisan who is going to liquidate his workshop. Looking like Rumpelstiltskin, he is in much better shape than some 20-year-old guy. The chipped wood combined with the MDF looks really smart. A big thank you to…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

Feedback from you guys

September 17th, 2015 –  our first day of testing the market. As you know from earlier blog posts, we presented some of our products on the Fair Trade Week at supermarché’s on this day. We were thrilled to bits after we saw that our products of gel and oil in combination with our hyaluronan supporting teas had such a good feedback. Although ok, in the end our staff seemed a little bit exhausted, but only…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

Urban Cosmetics guest at supermarché on September 17th

Meet us at supermarché on September 17th. For some years the last two weeks of September are an integral part of the World Shops, Fair Trade organizations, schools, individuals, etc. to bring creative events based on the idea of ​​fair trade close to a wider audience. Under the motto “Beautifully healthful” we present ourselves for the first time with our home-grown wheatgrass occasion of the Fair Trade Week. A big “thank you” to Nici and…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

It’s not Total Recall, but Urban Cosmetics Berlin

  … or how to grow wheat and make something out of it We already reported a little bit of our wheat production. Today we want to talk about details of this energy bomb. The ingredients of the wheat grass has already described by the nutritionist Max Bircher-Brenner as “concentrated sunshine”. From hair loss remedies to help with sweaty feet, there is nothing with which the literature praises the wheatgrass juice to the skies. Our…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

Our new screw press, the “Angel Juicer” is here!

What’s called screw press, looks more like a Harley among juicers: With softly purring 82 rpm the twin rollers create a maximum juice output. It comes with an air-cooled 3 hp engine which performs a maximum juice output, while softly purring 82 cycles per minute. And that packaged in a precious chrome-plated stainless steel hood.               What comes next: besides wheat grass we will press various herbs and flowers…

Continue reading
Continue reading...

Urban Farming in Berlin

How do you get the freshest ingredients for natural cosmetics? Precisely. Grow it by yourself ! Our wheat-grass is sown and the sprouts are already enjoying the sun. We are already very hot to reap with you our fresh cosmetic. Beautifully healthy! Your Urban Cosmetics (Farming) Team.

Continue reading