Author Archives: Margo Marrone

The Launch of our NEW Vitamin C & Papaya Enzyme Peel Facial

I wanted a really hard working treatment that gave visible and instant results – all natural but high tech. A combination of natural acids from passion fruit, lemon and other fruits as well as enzymes from papaya and Vitamin C …

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Book launch at The Organic Pharmacy in Richmond

The Organic Pharmacy in Richmond welcomed Jacyntha & Sam Crawley and Pam Bennett of Ki Publishing Co-Operative for the launch of The International Raw Food Restaurant Directory. In it are listed over 600 restaurants from 45 countries…

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Can Chemicals in Your Skincare Make you Fat?

When trying to lose weight, we tend to focus only on what we’re putting in our mouths and how long we spend on the treadmill – what we’re putting on our skin is never usually a weighty factor, but recent research shows it should be…

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Taking Cancer Seriously

I read with great interest two excellent articles in this weeks Time magazine (June 27 2011)- taking cancer seriously. The first by Dr Mehmet Oz and his emotions as he was diagnosed with precancerous polyp in the colon and the second on why some cancer patients reject…

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To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate

With the recent plea for vaccines by Bill Gates and the pledge of millions to the cause, vaccination becomes a topic of discussion again. If only the story was that simple and I wonder if the money would be better spent on clean water and improved living conditions…

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A day with Roja Dove – A Journey Through the World of Fragrance

Ever since I was a little girl I loved beauty products and as a pharmacist I was lucky enough to get trained on how to make creams and cosmetics. I never thought I would get as excited about anything else (apart from homeopathy of course) until my journey through the fragrance world began…

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Toxic vs. Non-Toxic Nail Varnish

The beauty industry is full of confusing jargon, but these words mean nothing to us unless we know exactly what they mean and the affect it has upon us – the consumer. Once you know the truth, and can separate fact from fiction, you can make up your mind for yourself…

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The Organic Pharmacy at BritWeek 2011 Red Carpet Launch!

Last month we were delighted to join the British Consul General in LA to celebrate Britweek. A champagne reception at the Consul’s residence also celebrated the Royal Wedding with a fabulous wedding theme. 380 guests and dozens of celebrities rubbed shoulders on the…

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Teen Skin Care & Make up

It is a long time ago since I was a teenager so thirteen still seems like childhood to me, but spending just one minute with my daughter (13) and her friends and I realise that I am speaking to young ladies with strong opinions about what they wear and how they look. It was…

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