Spring Skin Care Tips

Peach Tree in Bloom

Spring is a welcome sight after winter but it brings it’s own set of skin care issues to deal with. We offer some tips and product suggestions to get your skin out of the winter blahs and ready for summer fun. Here are some of the season changes that can impact you and your skin.

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De-stress with bird watching!

Cardinal-on-birdbath

We all experience stress. Stress tends to happen more at certain points of our life or day than others. You’re just going along living your life and then you notice your muscles getting knots, that pesky headache coming on or hear yourself snapping at those around you. Definitely time to de-stress

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Best Foods for Heathy Skin

Artichokes are food for healthy skin.

You are what you eat! You definitely are what you eat and your skin proably shows it more than your hips or your tummy. The skin is your body’s largest organ and it is sensitive to what foods you consume.

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National Carrot Cake Day

National Carrot Cake Day

National Carrot Cake Day deserves to be celebrated. You are probably not going to have fabulous skin by eating a diet filled with junk food, fats and sugars. What you put in your mouth really does show up on your skin. So how do we celebrate National Carrot Cake Day without suffering incredible guilt pangs at not eating right? Read on!

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Best Skin Care Routine

Skin Care Exfoliating Options

The best skin care routine is one that works for YOU! Your routine should fit your skin care needs. In other words, your routine should make your skin look and feel better!

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Benefits of Natural Soap! Are they worth the extra mula?

Eucalyptus & Tea Tree Shower Gel and Body Wash

I begin with my definition of natural soap because not everyone defines it the same way. My definition of natural soap is that it is free of any synthetic colorants, preservatives or fragrances. It should also be free of carcinogens such as coal tar, mineral oil and benzene. Most of the chemicals that you have been warned as being hazardous to your health fall into one of these categories.

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How Our Use of Rice Bran oil benefits you.

When I first started making soap back around 1998 I used olive oil. I liked olive oil in my soap and it was a widely used, highly regarded oil in soap making circles. Then about 5 or 6 years ago when olive oil prices started going through the roof I began looking for an alternative to olive oil and found it with rice bran oil. Rice Bran oil is considered by some to be the “worlds healthiest edible oil” containing vitamins, antioxidants, nutrients and is trans fat free. Studies have shown it can help lower cholesterol, enhance the immune system and fight free radicals.

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