How Essential Oils Are Extracted
April 19, 2016

How Essential Oils Are Extracted

Essential oils are natural aromatic extracts from plant material including grasses, leaves, flowers, needles, twigs, peels of fruit, seeds, bark, and roots. The aromatic essential oil compounds are stored in tiny pockets in plant material and must be released. The type of plant material being used determines which method of extraction will produce the best results.
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How To Use Organic Facial Herbs
April 17, 2016

How To Use Organic Facial Herbs

Botanical treats for the face are one of the most ancient practices for facial skin. When teas are used as facial steams, the aromatic oils of the herbs, rich in nutrients that soothe and tone skin, are released into the heated water and absorbed by the skin.
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Bamboo Charcoal in Skin Care
March 30, 2016

Bamboo Charcoal in Skin Care

Bamboo has become popular with environmentally conscious consumers because it is one of the most sustainable resources available. When harvested responsibly, bamboo can renew itself for generations without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides or pesticides.
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The Nitty Gritty of Exfoliation
March 23, 2016

The Nitty Gritty of Exfoliation

It may surprise you, but I have never been obsessed with skin care products. My skin care regimen consisted of a shower with soap and water--and I was done! If you would have told me 10 years ago that I would soon be massaging myself with sugars, salts and pulverized beans, I would have politely disagreed. But my skin now thanks me each and every day!
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