No nighttime routine is complete without an excellent night cream. You will select your formulations according to the needs of your target category of customers. There are two main rules to abide by to create the ultimate night cream ; first, the moisturizing or hydration  aspect and second the nutrient intake of the night cream. 

How does it translate into a night cream ? What active ingredients should we incorporate into a formula in order to achieve perfection ? The answers in the article below:

I - The moisturizing aspect of the night cream:

The first aspect of a good night cream is the moisturizing or hydration potential. In our formula, we incorporate a hydration active derived from xylitol, a sugary active that can be found in its natural states in fruits like plums and strawberries. This powerful active ingredient ensures the circulation of water throughout all layers of the skin. It stimulates the production of hyaluronic acid and encourages water retention for up to 24 hours. After 28 days, the skin is considerably more supple and fine lines are less visible. 

The 3D moisturizing action of the Aquaxyl active ingredient is ensured by harmonizing the skin’s water flows. It forms an anti-dehydration shield, by reinforcing the production by the skin of lipids and proteins necessary for maintaining hydration. Once the water balance is restored, the skin becomes more flexible and resistant.

II - The nutritional aspect of the night cream:

The second aspect of an excellent night cream is the nutritional aspect. By infusing your night cream with an oil rich in antioxidants and polyphenols, you elevate its nutritional potential. Natural polyphenols are powerful free radical scavengers that help facial skin better fight against daily oxidative stress. Combine polyphenols with strong natural antioxidants, and you get more than an ordinary night cream; a real brake on aging.

These active ingredients act against fine lines and dehydration, nourishing the skin in depth.

Virgin argan oil, prickly pear seed oil and wheat germ oil are an excellent source of vitamin E and antioxidants in a night cream. They are particularly suited to dry and mature skin types. Jojoba, grape seed oil and hazelnut oil provide lighter nutrients while being non comedogenic, they are a perfect source of nutrition for oily and mixed skin types. 

III - The importance of daily application of moisturizing night creams:

It is during the night that the skin regenerates. It recovers from aggressions that have occurred during day time, because of the sun, the wind, and pollution. In order to properly activate cell renewal and allow skin repair, it is important to apply a night cream that suits its specific needs.

During the day, the skin is in ‘defense’ mode; the day cream is protective. On the other hand, during the night, it regenerates. Hence the need for a night cream full of active ingredients that will help it rehydrate, firm up and repair itself.

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Customers who love natural cosmetics are constantly on the lookout for the best alternatives, gentle on both the skin and the planet. It is up to you to offer them the most appropriate solutions and information. Among the most used hygiene products are deodorants and antiperspirants, what are the differences between the two? Which one to choose ? And what compositions for natural deodorants compared to the classics? All the answers are in this article:

Deodorant and antiperspirant, what are the differences?

The deodorant eliminates odors: Composed of 99% water, it’s not the sweat that smells bad; it is the bacteria that feed on it that will create an odor. To mask it, the agents contained in deodorants attack bacteria directly: they fix them and then destroy them. Deodorants are therefore ideal for people seeking to combine deodorant effectiveness and freshness while respecting the skin.

The antiperspirant stops perspiration: Antiperspirants contain active ingredients which act directly on the glands which secrete sweat (sweat glands) in order to block or regulate the formation of perspiration (for 24, 48, 72 hours or even 7 days). They are aimed more at people looking for long-lasting effectiveness, without discomfort on their skin. They are formulated to meet the expectations of people who do not wish to be bothered during a rise in stress, in the event of high heat or while practicing a sports activity.

Why prefer a deodorant (classic or natural) over an antiperspirant?

Sweating is an essential vital process for the proper functioning of our body: it ensures thermal regulation and the emunctory function of the skin by evacuating toxins and waste.

It should therefore not be thwarted or prevented from happening. To do this, it is recommended to favor a deodorant that acts downstream of perspiration to eliminate odors, rather than an antiperspirant which acts upstream and prevents perspiration from occurring.

The antiperspirant works by clogging the sweat glands thanks to the aluminum salts they contain. The pores thus “tightened” no longer evacuate sweat. Aluminum salts and their potential harmfulness have been debated within the scientific community for a long time, an opinion of the Scientific Committee for Consumer Safety of the European Commission dating from 2020 recommends limiting their concentration in antiperspirants.

The composition of the classic deodorant and the natural deodorant:

In order to prevent bacteria that feed on sweat from proliferating, an effective deodorant must combine several active ingredients:

– absorbent agents possibly slightly astringent to absorb moisture and regulate excessive sweating,

– antiseptic agents to prevent the proliferation of bacteria and therefore the appearance of odors,

– masking agents against undesirable odors.

In a natural deodorant, these active ingredients can be replaced by their natural alternatives:

-The absorbent component, such as plant powder, starches, clay or probiotics.

-The antibacterial : thyme, tea tree, zinc oxide, silver micro-crystals or sodium bicarbonate, neutralize the bacteria that cause bad odors. 

-The agent that masks odors: Blue tansy essential oil for example, or palmarosa essential oil, which has a specific action on perspiration odors. 

And for delicate skin: a moisturizer (cocoa or shea for example) and antioxidants (vitamins E, C and A for example) can be added to the mixture.

Natural deodorants can be solid or creamy: The most classic compositions are those based on beeswax, cornstarch, coconut oil, baking soda, and white clay. The raw materials and their dosage are to be chosen according to the texture and the target clientele (baking soda and essential oils to be avoided for sensitive skin).

Would you like to join the wave of natural deodorants? Discover the ones that Prodigia offers you in White Label: the Solid Deodorant Scented with Essential Oils and the Cream Deodorant Scented with Essential Oils. Also discover the rest of our products and services.

If the Japanese had a beauty secret to share with us, it would be the Layering method. The art of ‘saho’ is a traditional approach to beauty in Japan which consists of multiplying the layers of products to remove make-up, cleanse, purify and protect the skin in order to optimize its radiance. Which steps to follow and what products to use at Prodigia? The answers in this article:

Where does layering come from and why is it so popular?

Although widespread on the Asian continent, it is the Japanese who invented the method of layering. It consists of overlaying several specific treatments adapted to your skin type, and applied in a very specific order.

Layering was then made popular all over the world thanks to its modularity; it can be applied by all skin types. It is also a way to change up the products used on a daily basis and to maximize the effectiveness of cosmetic care by choosing different active ingredients, provided that you choose the care that is adapted to your skin type and take your skin condition into account.

This ancestral Japanese technique also adapts to the seasons: richer textures in winter, and more fluid, mattifying and refreshing skincare products in summer.

Layering, what benefits for the skin?

By multiplying the treatments, layering provides the skin with all the elements it needs. This beauty ritual helps to reduce imperfections, eliminate skin problems such as dehydration, excess sebum or redness.

A single product, even the most effective, cannot provide all the nutrients that the skin needs. Varying the treatments means providing the skin with more nutrients, antioxidants and natural active ingredients to protect it from external aggressions, moisturize and nourish it. Ultimately, the skin is more supple, more protected against the appearance of signs of aging such as wrinkles and fine lines.

Which products to use, and in which order?

Before starting Layering, the very first thing to do is to determine if the skin is normal, combination to oily, or dry.


To eliminate makeup, but especially impurities and excess sebum, a vegetable oil is ideal for removing makeup. Adapted to your skin type, the vegetable oil removes all makeup – even waterproof – and gently nourishes the skin.

Prodigia advises: Apricot Kernel oil, Hazelnut Oil, and Virgin Jojoba Oil.


Once the make-up is removed, the excess oil and make-up residue must be removed with a natural cleaner. Balm, cream, gel or cold saponified soap, it is important to choose the right texture that is best suited for the cleansing step.

Prodigia recommends: The Natural Exfoliating Face Soap with Prickly Pear, the Natural Exfoliating Face Soap with Olive Oil, and the Softening Soap with Goat Milk.


To complete make-up removal and cleansing and eliminate the limescale present in the water, the ritual is continued with a tonic lotion or a hydrosol, always adapted to the type of skin treated. Sprayed directly on the face or on a washable cotton pad, the hydrosol tightens the pores, tones and refreshes the skin and prepares it to receive the following treatment.

Prodigia recommends the classics of Moroccan beauty: Rose Water and Orange Blossom Water.


After the hydrosol, the absorption of a vitamin C serum with a light texture is particularly optimized. Vitamin C serum is the good boost that all skin needs for a luminous glow, guaranteed healthy glow.


The day cream, richer than the previous treatments, will serve as a bulwark against external aggressions such as the cold, the wind or the sun. As for the night cream, it helps the skin to regenerate during sleep following the aggressions suffered during the day.

Prodigia’s recommendation: Moisturizing Cream enriched with argan oil.


Fluid, light, and ultra-concentrated in active ingredients, the serum is the ideal treatment to use to meet the needs of the skin. It penetrates easily into the skin and complements the moisturizer.

Prodigia recommends: Vitamin C Serum, the Tightening Face Serum, and the Light Face Serum with Vitamin E.


Much more fragile than the rest of the face and particularly exposed to dehydration, the eye contour requires the application of specific care.

Prodigia recommends: The Light Eye Contour Serum.


Hydration of the lips is crucial: a natural and organic lip balm will prevent the lips from drying out, especially in winter.

Prodigia recommends: Aker Fassi Lip Balm.

Need advice? Contact Prodigia.