USDA Organic, Natural & Ethical Skincare Balms

Nature has the unique ability to ground and connect us to what is real. Oftentimes, it is through this connection that our most beautiful and authentic self is found. We strive to honor this relationship between self and nature by creating organic skincare products that are formulated to delicately nourish the skin while maintaining the purity of nature within them.

Journal

The Benefits Flowers Can Have on Our Lives

Sep 6, 2019

Claude Monet once said, “I must have flowers always and always”. The flower was his muse for his greatest works and unsurprisingly so.  Flowers have the power to make our days a little brighter, and a little more beautiful.  They give you a greater appreciation for the beauty of life and nature.  I know that when I have flowers […]

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Tomatillo Salsa

Aug 15, 2019

This past weekend, I picked a bunch of tomatillos and husked them. Tomatillos are full of minerals, vitamins and proteins, which are very beneficial for the skin and body.  What’s the best way to use tomatillos you may ask. Well, I love to make a green salsa with them.  It goes perfect with tortilla chips this time of year.  Here […]

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Botanical Infusions

Aug 7, 2019

Making herbal or floral infused oils is a fun and rewarding process.  This time of year is the best time to get picking your flowers and herbs for drying.  So once you pick them (one of my favorite flowers to pick and dry is chamomile and calendula) then lay them out on a clean surface covered with […]

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Summertime Potpourri

Aug 5, 2019

I think that one of the most lovely things about summer is gathering flowers and herbs in June and July, drying them out, and by August incorporating them into a Summertime Potpourri that you can enjoy in your home for up to four months. This is one of my favorite potpourri recipes. You, of course, […]

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Sugar Cane Body Scrub

Jul 26, 2019

Exfoliating your skin is essential for removing dead skin cells clogging the skin and exposing new skin cells beneath.  This will allow your skin to absorb moisturizing products more easily and will leave your skin looking fresh and glowing.  I love to use homemade sugar scrub in the shower at least once a week. Just fyi, it is […]

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Yarrow Healing Salve

Jul 26, 2019

Yarrow is one of my favorite little herbs because it has so many healing properties.  It is so beneficial in treating minor cuts, burns, and rashes.  Some people have skin reactions to yarrow so its best to ensure that your skin doesn’t react negatively to it prior to use.  I love to leave this healing salve handy in […]

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Lemon Balm Bug Spray

Jun 12, 2019

As promised, here is my recipe for Lemon Balm Bug Spray.  Lemon Balm is such a great herb and is really effective in this formula. Here ya go! Lemon Balm Bug Spray Ingredients: 1 cup of dried lemon balm leaves A sprig or two of dried catnip and/or mint Witch Hazel Extract Essential Oil (optional) Directions: 1.  Fill […]

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Yoga for Glowing Skin

May 26, 2019

Can doing yoga benefit the skin?  Yes, indeed!  Practicing yoga postures (asanas) can increase blood circulation and lead to a reduction of toxins in the body.  Poses that increase blood flow and oxygen to the face, such as forward bends and inversions, help to provide you with a gentle radiance, due to the increase in blood circulation to […]

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The Beneficial Effects on the Skin of Spending Quality Time with Animals

May 13, 2019

One of the greatest things a person can do to help alleviate stress on the mind and body, and hence the skin, is to spend quality time with animals. There have been studies done where it has been discovered that playing with animals can help elevate seratonin and dopamine in the body, which can help calm […]

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