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The Benefits of Multi-Masking

I love to mask!! So, it comes to no surprise that I love to multi-mask. Facial masks aren't a one-size-fits-all solution for women. Your skin issues are unique to you, so should be the mask you apply to your skin. Multi-masking is excellent because it allows you to create a customized solution to address your specific skin needs, area by area. Forget treating one skin issue one mask at a time, tackle them all at the same damn time. Prep the Skin - Before Masking  For optimum penetration of any mask, remove all makeup and cleanse the skin using lukewarm water to soften up the pores.  Then exfoliate to remove any dead skin on the surface of your face, to allow...

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Herbs to Heal your Skin

I love botanicals, and they are beautiful and healing. Using botanicals to heal the body inside and out has been used since the beginning of time. Botanicals are potent plant extracts and oils derived from flowers, herbs, nuts, seeds, roots, and berries. Many herbs and botanicals contain high levels of antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents, and nutrients your skin and hair need to look healthy. To keep skin healthy, avoid these ingredients: Synthetic fragrances, Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES), and Petrochemicals. Each herb has it specific ability to heal the skin, we have listed a few for you.  Chamomile Chamomile is a natural anti-inflammatory, with the power to reduce redness, itchiness, and swelling, Chamomile is also considered to be...

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The Super Antioxidant Tea for your Skin, Green Matcha!

  Matcha is a special type of powdered green tea that is grown and produced mostly in Japan. The green tea leaves are shaded from the sun for the last few weeks of their growth, increasing the chlorophyll content and creating a gorgeous green color. Then, the leaves are carefully ground with stone grinding wheels to produce a fine powder. Unlike other types of teas, the green tea powder is not strained out before consuming, so you are consuming the entire leaf, making Matcha more potent than other tea varieties. It is the newest darling of the wellness movement, mostly mixed as tea but also used in shakes, smoothies and dusted on sweets. In effect, its uses in food and drink...

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The many benefits of Maracuja (Passionfruit) Oil for your skin

Maracuja or Passionfruit is relativity unknown to most.  Maracuja oil originates from the Amazon Forest and is typically extracted from either the seeds of the fruit or from passion flowers, an exotic, beautiful flower that offers a host of health benefits. This oil is increasingly popular to use to improve the skin, hair, and nails. Maracuja oil is rich in vitamins A, E, C, and calcium and phosphorus.  Maracuja oil is a powerful emollient rich in vitamin C. The high content of essential fatty acids and light texture makes maracuja oil valuable in treating wrinkles & dry aging skin. Passionfruit seed Maracuja oil is a powerful emollient rich in vitamin C, calcium, and phosphorus. The high content of essential fatty...

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How to apply Beard oil and Beard Balm

Step 1: After washing your beard,  pump 2-3 drops of beard oil in your palm or snag a dollop of the butter with your fingertip. If you don't have time to wash your beard spritz our Botanical Facial Toners onto your beard until it becomes damp. Step 2: Spread the oil or butter on both palms and between your finger. Run your hands across your beard making sure to apply evenly throughout your beard and with the grain of your beard while massaging into your skin. With any leftover beard oil or butter, simply massage it into your face or hair (It works great as a moisturizer or skin protectant for bald heads.) Step 3: For styling, use a comb or a hard bristle brush to work the oil...

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