The power of bamboo

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Think bamboo is simply a panda’s favourite snack to munch on? Think again, as bamboo products are certainly making a splash in the beauty world at the moment.

Bamboo extract is a rich source of silica, a nutrient which helps keep skin and hair healthy. Not only is the ingredient non-irritating and soothing, it is also derived from a sustainable resource. Here’s some ways to incorporate bamboo into your daily regime.

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Hair

Hair care products with bamboo can give a dose of strength and healthy shine to your tresses.

Skin

More and more skin care brands are offering up products which embrace the benefits of bamboo.

Make-up brushes

Bamboo is growing in popularity when it comes to beauty tools as well. EcoTools has recently unveiled a new line of sleek make-up brushes, each of which features a handle made from sustainable bamboo. All of the brushes have a slightly tapered handle for improved comfort, with the line including a fan-shaped brush and finer tools for eyeliner and eyeshadow application.

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