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Manuka ointment made using manuka oil

5 ways to stay healthy with manuka oil ointment

Manuka extracts have long been used by New Zealand’s Maori...
by Manuka Research on February 08, 2019
Looking after your fingernails with manuka oil

Get beautiful strong finger nails

Care for your cuticles to get beautiful strong nails

Whether you like acrylics, gels, jamberry wraps, and polish or just like to leave them unadorned, your nails are an important part of your beauty regime.  Here’s how to ensure healthy, strong, nails.

by Manuka Research on June 18, 2018
Manuka ointment used for lips in winter

Is winter playing havoc with your lips?

In New Zealand, weather can be extreme. The burning summer sun and harsh winters strip our skin of moisture. Because the skin on your lips is more sensitive than the rest of your skin, it can be quick to complain. Dry, peeling, cracked lips are a sign that the barrier function of lip skin has been compromised.  And if you frequently lick your lips, the problem is exacerbated.

by Manuka Research on June 18, 2018
Manuka ointment with beeswax

Beeswax - A Natural Product vs Petroleum Jelly

Originally, petroleum jelly was found coating the bottom of oil rigs in the 1800s. It’s a by-product of oil production, which means it’s unsustainable, and some of the components removed from petroleum jelly in the refining process are carcinogenic. Most importantly, when applied to the skin, it creates a water-repellent barrier that clogs your pores and seals in the dirt. It keeps moisture in the skin, but doesn’t actually have any moisturising properties.

by Manuka Research on June 18, 2018
The manuka approach to looking after cracked heels

The manuka approach to looking after cracked heels

Anyone can get cracked heels, which are sometimes called heel fissures. Cracks can form as a result of dry skin
by Manuka Research on June 18, 2018