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Monthly Archives: May 2016

  • What's the buzz about phenoxyethanol?

    Phenoxyethanol is a glycol ether that is used as an anti-bacterial preservative in cosmetics as well as a stabilizer in perfume. Interestingly, although the phenoxyethanol used in skincare products is almost always synthetic, this chemical occurs naturally in green tea. It is used in a tiny quantity in our Alfresco Anti Bug Bite...
  • WELCOME TO OUR NEW ALFRESCOSHOP

    Get out that fashion statement dress on to our red carpet, Paparazzi stand back. Open the doors with a Welcome all you Beauties Without Bites, step right into our New! ALFRESCOSHOP. Welcome also to my life! The last 20 years has been filled with fragrance, essential oils, health, beauty, travel...
  • Does Alfresco best before date help keep bugs away?

    My advice is; if it looks and feels as you remember, it should be fine to use and should still repel insects. There may be a small reduction in effectiveness over time, but not much. It should be perfectly safe to use. My Alfresco has an expiry date on it...
  • Is Alfresco Anti Bug Bite Moisturizer safe to use on babies with G6PD deficiency?

    G6PD is short for, Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase, which is a substance found in red blood cells that helps prevent chemicals from damaging the red blood cells. Some people have a deficiency of this substance and are said to be G6PD deficient. In other words, they have a reduced amount...

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