Inspiration and Tips

The eternal shower and bath question: Bar or body wash? Ask around and you’ll probably get firm answers. Either you are strictly a body wash person or forever loyal to your bar soap. Here’s our input on the matter: If you are just looking for a way to get clean at the end of the day, the bar soap is just as effective as your...

With a wide range of creams, butters and body lotions on the market, making a smart choice for skin care can become complicated. In fact, moisturizers contain a combination of humectants and emollients. Humectants have an effect on moisturizing the skin and the ability to retain its water while emollients act on nutrition. Understanding your skin’s needs and learning to read the ingredient list of...

For years, oils have been rated and ranked for their health benefits, their uses and their popularity as we are constantly learning about their characteristics and virtues... Since olive oil and coconut oil are the favoured oils at Néolia, we decided to engage them in a superhero combat to determine which one is the ultimate oil... HEALTH Coconut oil has made a remarkable entry on...

Do you often look in the mirror and find yourself thinking your hair looks dull? Many things can contribute to making your hair seem less than unharmed even if you avoid the typical assailants such as hot tools. The drying effects of seasonal arid air both inside (thanks to your radiator) and outside (cold winter winds) not to mention tight ponytails and even brushing out...

Shiny hair is generally associated with overall good health. However, the products you use can make significant difference. The key is to find the right regimen to keep your hair clean and healthy. Here are some hair care tips to help your hair become glossier than ever : Never overlook conditioner. Conditioning the hair helps to trap in the moisture that is stripped by shampoos,...

PH is often at the centre of misleading marketing stories. To better understand why, let's explore what pH really is. PH measures the acidity or alkalinity of an aqueous solution. Its levels vary from 0 to 14, 7 being neutral, below 7 being acid and above 7 being alkaline. The skin in itself does not have a pH level, it is the secretions from sweat...

In order to help you overcome the total confusion that ensues as you stand in front of the olive oil section of your grocery store, here are a few important facts to remember in order to pick out the best ones for you : 6 categories of oil VIRGIN OILS: THE BEST Extra virgin olive oil (maximum acidity of 0.8%) Virgin olive oil (maximum acidity of...

Since we have a passion for olive oil and jump on every single occasion to praise its virtues, we decided to elaborate a list of all ingenious ways it can be used. Hair Treatment Warm up the olive oil and apply it all over the ends of your hair and scalp. Leave it in for 10 to 20 minutes, and then shampoo it out! Lip/Body...

The desire to better ourselves often implies physical changes to your body. As far as trends go, dry brushing is just as popular as any trendy detox when it comes to prepping your body for its best bikini season yet. Here are some of the benefits of this type of exfoliation: -Improves blood and lymphatic circulation -Helps lessen water retention -Contributes to reduce the appearance...

Coconut oil is very trendy. Its benefits in nutrition are numerous and are equally impressive when it comes to its use in cosmetics. What makes coconut oil so remarkable is its richness in fatty acids (lauric acid and myristic acid) that is far superior that in other vegetable oils. In fact, the composition of coconut oil promotes its absorption in the skin and hair. It...

Many people have asked us: the main ingredient in the Néolia soap bar is sodium olivate rather than pure olive oil … is that true? Néolia olive oil soap is a truly unique and high-quality product. The use of sodium olivate differentiates it from other soaps on the market. Because of the process by which it is manufactured, the Néolia olive oil soap bar is...