Dry Skin in a Tropical Climate

Dry Skin in a Tropical Climate? Yes, it is possible. At Indochine Natural we have many customers in Malaysia reporting dry, irritated skin. They complain of dry, tight skin after washing. Itchy … [Read more...]

Counterfeit Cosmetics

Dr. Mike Thair, our Australian Chief Formulator, shares his views on counterfeit cosmetics. Few of us can resist a bargain.  However, these days there exists a shadowy world of counterfeit … [Read more...]

Skin Care While Travelling

Let's face it, the holiday season and travel can be hard on  skin care while travelling. Air travel is the worse. Long hours in an airconditioned car or bus is not far behind. Both can be a hostile … [Read more...]

Therapeutic Essential Oil Question

This question comes up repeatedly from consumers. "May I know whether the essential oils available for purchase on your website are therapeutic essential oil grade." And my reply…… Firstly, in … [Read more...]

Loofah For Younger, Smoother Skin

Everyone wants to look younger with smoother and less wrinkled skin. A thorough cleansing removing the top layer of dead epidermis cells with a loofah can achieve this. Exfoliating dead skin cells … [Read more...]

Clove Soap – Time to Discover the Health Benefits

History First of all, clove essential oil has a long history. Its uses date back to ancient China and India.  Furthermore, this essential oil  is in the writings of Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179). … [Read more...]

Natural Products – Making the Shift

Did you realize your skin is drinking a toxic soup of chemicals from the personal care products you use daily? If you don’t get it right, the products you use could have serious impacts on your … [Read more...]

Our collaboration with Campbell House Boutique Hotel

Who doesn’t love a romantic getaway?  Especially in the chic Campbell House boutique hotel in the heart of Penang’s UNESCO Heritage area. Way back in February 2011 we met Nardya and Roberto who … [Read more...]

Skin Care While You Sleep

From our Penang Island, Malaysia, Production Facility, our Australian Co-Founder & Chief Formulator, Dr. Mike Thair, gives insider tips on skin care while you sleep. “OK, these days many of us … [Read more...]

What are Fragrance Oils?

Our Australian Co-Founder & Chief Formulator, Dr. Mike Thair, talks about  Fragrance Oils. "I have always found the term “Fragrance Oils” vague. It is also open to misuse.  Importantly, … [Read more...]

Midweek Blues

Long working days, excessive workloads and nagging bosses, and the kids driving you crazy – welcome to the club. We’ve reached a point in the week where absolutely nothing is giving us pleasure, and … [Read more...]

Can I Really Use Face Oils on my Oily Skin?

Dr. Mike Thair Cofounder & Chief FormulatorIndochine Natural Sdn Bhd Indochine Natural Sdn Bhd   We hear this comment often when introducing our organic face oil to consumers.  … [Read more...]

Balance Your Skin With Face Oil

Our Australian Co-Founder & Chief Formulator, Dr. Mike Thair, provides insider information on Face Oils. Counter-intuitive to most, common sense to some – a good face oil blend can do wonders … [Read more...]

Changes to Expect With Natural Hair Care

Customers switching to natural hair care say that their hair feels stiff, sticky or “different.”  As a matter of fact, this is typical if you know what is taking place at the hair level. Today’s … [Read more...]

Waste to Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products

hey Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning Products Made from Recycled Cooking Oil Our Australian Co-Founder, Dr. Mike Thair, has developed a process to convert recycled cooking oil into eco-friendly … [Read more...]

A peek into our production facility……TRACEABLE INGREDIENTS

The intricate journey from raw ingredient to the final product is complex.  What is important is that we have traceable ingredients. Our in-house highly qualified Quality Manager manages this … [Read more...]