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Which Mineral Clay is best for your Skin?

Mineral Clay is a naturally occurring substance rich in minerals like magnesium, calcium, iron, silica, and potassium and it can be found in volcanic ash, sediment, and soil. The benefits of mineral clays are vast for your skin, however, each clay has it's on wonderful attributes for your skin. Let's examine these clays:     French Green Clay Found in France,  French green clay is great for pore-tightening on top of oil-absorption, it is both detoxifying and healing. can be called Illite Clay or Sea Clay, it is known to remove metals and it gets its green color from kelp and algae -  should never be gray or white. Detoxifying and anti-inflammatory properties - No. 35 Detox Activated Charcoal mask w/Bentonite...

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Why you will love cleansing your face with Oil!

Like many, I grew up using harsh and chemical-filled soaps and cleansers to clean my face, leaving my skin dry and raw. When I went to college, I met many of my friends from Europe that washed or cleaned their face differently; with oil. Since Facial Oil Cleansing is a new concept here and some have tried the method with not so favorable results, many are perplexed as to why. First, you must understand the purpose and the benefits of the oils that you are using for your skin type.  All oils have a ratio of Linoleic acid and Oleic acid, however, the ratio of one to another varies greatly by each individual oil.   Oils that have a higher...

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Why your Skin loves Botanical Oils?

We have been taught that our skin doesn't like oil, how this is so untrue. We have been brainwashed by commercial skincare and large pharmaceutical companies selling us chemical-laced cleansers, moisturizers, and a myriad of other products designed to keep the oil out, which causes damage to our skin.  the composition of our skin The skin is comprised of two layers, the outer epidermis, and the inner dermis.  The epidermis is the thinnest of the skin layers and is also the outermost one, (the one that you see). It has the important role of serving as our armor against infections and diseases.  The layer holds a large amount of water. This is why it's important to drink lots of water...

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The Benefits of Facial Steaming

My skin loves herbal facial steams. This simple self-care practice is a wonderful addition to any skincare routine. Clogged pores are one of the top contributing factors to acne breakouts, no matter what your age is. One of the best ways to cleanse your facial pores is by giving them a steam bath. Steaming your skin is like taking a bath that cleans from the inside out. Additionally, adding herbs, flowers and essential oils in the water nourishes and tones your skin. Adding botanicals to the hot water releases their nutrient-rich aromatic oils, which are then absorbed by your skin. Why Facial Steaming Is Important CLEANS THE PORES - It cleanses your pores. Clogged pores are one of the key contributing factors...

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Why is Hydrosol Water and why is it the perfect water for your skin?

Spraying on my Hydrosol Water is my favorite part of my skincare ritual. Do I actually feel the difference? Yes, however, the cells in my skin feel that addition of hydrosol water and over time your skin will look more clear, hydrated, and glowing. What is Hydrosol Water? Hydrosols are often referred to as "flower waters." This is because they are produced by distilling fresh flowers, leaves, fruits, and other plant materials. When you distill a plant, either through water or steam distillation, you are left with two end-products: the essential oil, which contains the oil-soluble constituents of the plant, and any condensate water, which contains the water-soluble constituents as well as microscopic droplets of the essential oil. This condensate water is...

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