Category: Skin Care

It’s obvious that you wouldn’t want to swallow a spoonful of toxic cosmetic ingredients. But what many may not know is that smearing them under your arms in the form of deodorant or antiperspirant may be even worse.1 When looking for deodorant alternatives there are 3 common ingredients you should absolutely avoid: Aluminum: Aluminum is …

This French Green Clay mask is the perfect mask for balancing oily and acne prone skin. Green Clay draws impurities out from pores and helps to exfoliate dead skin cells without irritating the skin. Not only that, but it also stimulates circulation and helps to tone and firm the skin. When combined with Helichrysum essential …

One of the easiest products to make in the kitchen, yet one of the most commonly bought off the shelves of pharmacies and beauty retailers (at a great expense) are salt or sugar scrubs. I adore the feeling of silky-soft skin, unblocked pores and a good exfoliation, and a salt-based scrub is by far your …

Benefits: Reduces acne, scarring, redness and age-spots Brightens skin and reduces appearance of wrinkles and fine lines Deeply moisturizes skin Anti-microbial, anti-biotic and anti-inflammatory Ingredients: 8 tsp jojoba oil (or other carrier oil) 4 drops lavender essential oil 4 drops frankincense essential oil 4 drops helichrysum essential oil 2 drops turmeric essential oil Directions: Combine ingredients in a …

Melt soap base in the microwave or on the stove top. Add 30 drops Protector™ blend essential oil Stir thoroughly and pour into soap molds. Add dried herbs or flowers (optional). Wait 1 hour. Remove from mold. Go wash your hands already! Or gift your homemade soap and share the love—not the germs. ADDITIONAL FRESH …

Revitalize your skin today with the rejuvenation powers of Helichrysum Essential oil. The beauty of aging is something we all hope and pray we can achieve for a healthy and peaceful life. Just like we make the effort to nourish our minds and our bodies to stay healthy naturally, we need to make the effort …

Around here skincare is top of mind year-round. You’re never too young to protect your skin, even with a simple hat or garment. Sunburns occur just as easily on cloudy and snowy days. With Memorial Day Weekend as the unofficial start to Summer and when many people start spending more time outdoors, it’s a good …

Radiation energy emitted from the sun is a form of ultraviolet rays (UV). There are two types of rays that reach earth, UVA and UVB. UVA rays (the dominant tanning ray) have a longer wavelength and can penetrate two layers beneath the skin into the dermis. UVA have long been known to play a major …

In no other country or culture, was the concern with beautification and body care so extensive as that of ancient Egypt. Cosmetic implements have been discovered in the earliest graves. When the tomb of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun was opened, one particular jar was discovered to contain a perfumed unguent, still radiantly fragrant after so …

Teresa spends a lot of time at the barn with her favorite horse, Fargo. She protects both herself and Fargo from pesky insects with Lemongrass essential oil. After every shower Teresa adds a couple drops of Lemongrass essential oil to her body lotion before applying. For Fargo, she places a couple drops in her hand …