While I respect the research that has been done over the years concerning skin pH, I disagree with the way in which the research is being commercially corrupted. Natural soap has received unfair condemnation since all soaps are not created equal.
The addition of botanicals and herbs to your bath is a simple pleasure that can be transformative. Botanicals have been used in baths for thousands of years to relieve aches and pains, to fight colds, boost circulation, or energize or relax your mind and body. Soaking in a warm fragrant herbal bath provides a quiet sanctuary in which to retreat, reflect and refresh.
Don’t let the dry, cold weather outside and dry heating inside cause dry, flaky, itchy skin this winter. Using simple, gentle wholesome skincare with a few simple changes to your regular routine can leave even winter skin feeling protected, nourished, and pampered.
It seems like every day we hear about some new fad super food or age-defying plant. Although Tamanu oil may be new to those of us in the US, it is not a passing fad for the many communities who have been using it for medicinal purposes for centuries.