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Essential oils – new in our portfolio April 13, 2022 – Posted in: Blog

Essential Oils - the wind of change is blowing. The time has come! We are very happy to finally present our new range of essential oils. It is still a small, but a top  selection of oils that we have selected for you. More will follow! But from today, look forward to citrusy notes like bergamot and grapefruit, floral scents from ylang ylang and litsea or the woody, sweet representatives of atlas cedar and patchouli.… Continue reading
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Equal Pay Day 2022 was a great success – thank you all! March 16, 2022 – Posted in: Blog

Equal Pay Day - #EPD22. The Equal Pay Day was an occasion for us to join other cosmetics companies in Germany in drawing attention to the unequal and unfair treatment of women. Like all participating companies, we gave a 19% discount (the current gender pay gap) on all our products for two days under the motto #EPD22. You can find more information about the campaign here. Toni Garrn Foundation The proceeds from your savings have… Continue reading
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Equal Pay Day March 7, 2022 – Posted in: Blog

#EPD2022 "Fair pay in the digital world of work!". This is the motto for Equal Pay Day 2022. The wage gap between women and men in Germany is 19 percent. With this result, Germany still occupies one of the top positions in the EU comparison. We at Urban Cosmetics Berlin, together with UNDGRETEL and partners, want to empower and support women every day. That's why the EQUAL PAY DAY is very close to our hearts.… Continue reading
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Berlin feeling in the Hanseatic bathtub ;) – Find our foam and salt baths at Mimulus Naturkosmetik in Hamburg October 21, 2021 – Posted in: Blog, Uncategorized

From now on you will find our oil bubble baths "Gute Laune", "Durchatmen" and "Entspannung", as well as our coconut milk bath salt baths "Divine Roses" and "Drop Off" in Hamburg. And that in our new partner shop Mimulus Naturkosmetik in Hamburg, which we would like to introduce briefly. Well, how to intoduce it? Anyone who knows our store will notice the visual similarity of both shops. The location in Hamburg is comparable to ours… Continue reading
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Hydrolates – “mini shower” in your pants pocket May 2, 2021 – Posted in: Blog, Uncategorized

We all are currently groaning under the scorching heat. The body is longing for cooling. What is more suitable than a refreshment with hydrolates? Never heard? Hydrolates or plant waters are “the gentle sisters of the essential oils”. The valuable, water-soluble components of each fragrant- or medicinal plant are obtained by steam distillation. They have a wonderfully gentle aromatherapeutic healing power and are very well suited for the skin care of children and sensitive people.…

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Now in our shop: Frau Tonis Parfum handmade perfumes September 3, 2020 – Posted in: Blog, Uncategorized

We are delighted to introduce you the handmade perfumes from our Berlin partner manufacturer Frau Tonis Parfum. Whether spicy, fruity or floral, there are fantastic, noble and fresh scents that will evoke various emotions. Visit us and smell them. Let yourself be delighted, hold the summer under your nose and experience the “new spirit”… with: Oud white, no. 19 Munich, No. 23 Fig, No. 44 You can buy the perfumes in our shop in Kreuzberg…

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Vertical gardens – why they are so important July 20, 2020 – Posted in: Blog, Uncategorized

On our last trip to Madrid we visited the Caixa Forum. It reflects what we as “Urban Cosmetics Berlin” imagine what’s life in cities could be: hanging gardens and vertical vegetation. In the light of increasing sealing, lack of space and deterioration of the city climate, accompanied by a decreasing quality of life in the cities, the vision of returning nature to urban area is the main and challenging future task.   Ferns, mosses and,…

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Hot tea for hot summer days August 11, 2019 – Posted in: Blog

Hot tea at about 30 degrees in the shade … Are you kidding me? Ok, there’s nothing like cold drinks, but warm teas are a great alternative 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. Our…

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Urban Farming in Berlin April 25, 2019 – Posted in: Blog

How do you get the freshest ingredients for natural cosmetics? Exactly. Grow it yourself! Our wheatgrass is sown and the sprouts already see the daylight. We’re already fired up to harvest and try our cosmetics fresh with you. Your Urban Cosmetics (Farming) Team.

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Paraffinum liquidum – hazardous to your skin? February 15, 2019 – Posted in: Blog

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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