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Hot tea for hot summer days

Hot tea at about 30 degrees in the shade … Are you kidding me? Ok, there’s nothing like cold drinks, but warm teas are better because they keep the body temperature constant. Ice-cold drinks, however cool down the body. The energy that he needs to get the temperature back to 37 degrees, puts him in accordance with the increased sweating. Of course you can enjoy any type of herbal- or fruit tea. My favourite blend…

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Paraffinum liquidum – hazardous to your skin?

Most skin care and cosmetic products contain mineral oils. This includes paraffinum liquidum, which is a petroleum based product. But paraffin does not provide any nutritional value for the skin. Mineral oil products may make the skin appear to be smooth and soft, but these substances cannot be absorbed by the skin. They are deposited between the cells as unusable materials. The result is that the skin is closed off, from the inside as well…

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Hello 2015!

Dear Friends, Partners and Customers, It had been an exciting year 2014. Thank you very much to all of you for your support and your cooperative work. We are pleased to see you again next year, and wish a perfect start 2015. Your Urban Cosmetics Team.  

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New Organic Skin Oil

The new fair trade organic skin oils have fresh arrived with us. We have, among others: apricot kernel oil, avellana oil, pomegranate seed oil, raspberry kernel oil, macadamia nut oil and argan skin oil. They feel wonderful and are full of active substance for your skin care. Stay tuned for the upcoming products.

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New EU Cosmetics Regulation threatens existence of Natural Cosmetics producers and organic farmers

According to the plans of the European Commission the list of declarable materials in fragrances shall be increased from previously 26 to 127. In case of exceeding a certain limit it is also planned to reduce 12 widespread fragrances, which are a component of many essential oils, to a level of 0.01%. If the worst comes to the worst manufacturers of natural cosmetics could be forced giving up essential oils. On the collar it’s tried…

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Microplastic inside cosmetics

According to researches of the TV broadcaster NDR, the cosmetics industry mixes plastic pellets in exfoliating cremes, shower gels and toothpaste. The rough ingredients are intended to support the cleansing in a positively way. It’s new to us that the industry is fully aware of using these micro particles. This method is not only problematic but also extremely inconsiderate and irresponsible: The microplastic goes through the sewage into rivers, lakes and oceans and finally seeps…

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Urban Cosmetics Berlin Christmas Greetings 2013

Dear customer, partner and friends, Christmas and New Years Day is coming and we would like to take this chance to say “Thank You!”. Thanks to our customers for the loyalty and numerous feedback. Thanks to our suppliers and partner for the reliability and suggestions. And thanks to our friends for all the power and support. We want to support you you also next year with our products and help and advice. We are looking…

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UCB @ All handmade Christmas Market in Berlin

Urban Cosmetics Berlin is proud to present you our latest organic health series at the Berlin “handmade supermarket” in Eisenbahnmarkthalle (Eisenbahnstraße 42-45), Berlin Kreuzberg. The market will open at December the 15th 2013 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Besides of Urban Cosmetics we are many artists, designers and labels from all over Germany presenting their handemade goods, starting from fashion and toys to cosmetics and organic food. Come and join this unique atmosphere.

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Make soap, not war!

[image img=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/jergens_soap_ad.jpg” url=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/jergens_soap_ad.jpg” alt=”Make soap, no war”/] It’s vintage, and it’s new! This advertisement was made for the Jergens Soap Company in 1968 and still doesn’t lack anything of its actuality. We will adhere to this motto and are currently working on the perfect formula for your winter cosmetics. Coming out next weeks. To find soon in our online store or on the handmade supermarket on December the 15th in Berlin X-Berg.

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Cruelty Free Is Beautiful!

[image img=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/cartoon_animal_testing_cosmetics_rabbit.jpg” url=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/cartoon_animal_testing_cosmetics_rabbit.jpg” alt=”Cartoon Animal Testing”/] Torturing one animal is cruelty, torturing many animals is science? Remember: cruelty free is beautiful!

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