It's a FULL moon...
So what does holistic skin care have to do with the Moon? Everything.For thousands of years women have followed the moon's cycles, and timed health practices along with the energy of a waning and waxing moon. Lunar cycles directly affect the ocean's tides, we are, after all, 70% water... Keeping in touch with the lunar cycles and seasons increases our awareness of our skin and overall health. Flowing with the inherent, natural energy and rhythm of each season just seems to make sense. Our skin, also highly rhythmical, renews itself every 28 days, changing constantly, adapting us to our environment. Today it's a Full Moon, but will soon be a waning Moon: begining to decrease in size from a full moon down to a new moon next week. It's a perfect time for our CLAY MASKS: exfoliate, refresh, detoxify your skin, then follow with SEA ALGAE SERUM. Take a fragrant epsom salt bath - or sweat out any indiscreet and sweet-toothed indulgences in a steamy sauna....and get ready yo enjoy family, friends and your pastured, nutient-dense turkey (or whatever special food you choose to celebrate with) this Thanksgiving, and enjoy a glorious winter season!
A simple but rich combination of infused and cured oils
This unique and powerful oil is crafted to pacify heat and purify the skin. It is a simple but rich combination of infused and cured oils. Immortelle flowers are infused in organic extra virgin olive oil for 6 weeks, drawing out all the amazing lipid-soluble elements of this regenerative herb.
In the ancient Ayurvedic process of curing, Neem leaf is gently cooked in a base of organic sesame oil and water, until the water dissipates, leaving both the water and lipid-soluble elements of the herb within the oil. Topped with a few drops of immortelle (helichrysum italicum) essential oil, this deeply healing blend cools, purifies and nourishes. A perfect choice for pitta-imbalanced skin.
We love lavender, and so does your skin, your nervous system, your heart...
Our Lavender Facial Tonic Hydrosol is sourced from a few small, organic farms. It is distilled solely for its hydrophilic (water-loving) components, not the essential oil. Distillers of essential oils usually use plant material that has been dried over several days, resulting in a loss of approximately 70% of water volume. We choose to distill for the hydrosol alone and use only fresh plant material. In this way the resulting hydrosol is much richer in the valuable, water-soluble aromatic molecules. Furthermore, these hydrosols are artisan-distilled at low temperatures for over two to three hours. Conventional distillation utilizes high temperatures, and the process lasts for only thirty to forty-five minutes. This more labor-intensive artisan process creates a hydrosol that is vitalizing and healing for all skin conditions. Pure plant hydrosols are some of nature's best antioxidants. They play an important role in protecting the skin from free radicals and pollution. Saturating the skin daily with these precious waters restores pH balance, refreshes and tones skin tissue, maintaining soft and smooth skin while significantly increasing vitality and hydration to all skin conditions.