Recipes: Beauty & Skin

5 Ways to Use The Best Organic Moroccan Argan Oil

Argan oil is revered for its luscious and light consistency. Easily absorbed and nutrient-rich, it subtly infuses the skin and hair with deep and natural-feeling hydration. Everyone can benefit from using Argan oil regularlyespecially dry, mature, and combination skin types.

These are some of our favorite ways to use Argan.Read more

Facial Steams for Wellness

Facial steams are an excellent self-care ally for promoting deep breath and clearing congestion. Try these DIY recipes to open the breathways and clear mental fog. Use up to once a week, and follow with a facial serum to nourish and lock in moisture. These essential oil blends are excellent in the diffuser as well.Read more

RECIPE: Azul Probiotic Fenugreek Masque

If your skin is looking less than lively, try this gentle masque recipe. Blue chamomile restores a healthy oil balance and lessens inflammation, and rose otto beautifies and reduces redness. Sara Crow created it as an alternative to harsher exfoliation methods: “I’m not a fan of overdoing exfoliation.Read more

RECIPES: How to Use Lavender Oil at Home

Lavender oil is universally beloved for its versatility and beautiful fragrance. Here are 5 ways to try at home:Read more

RECIPE: Raw honey + Radiance Skin Clay

honey-radiance-recipeWhat You’ll Need:

Raw honey – 1 TBSP

Radiance Skin Clay – 1 TBSP

Radiant Rose Facial Mist™ – 1/2 TSP

Cistus essential oil – 1 drop

Helichrsysum Essential Oil – 1 drop… Read more

RECIPE: Whole Body Elixir

A great addition to your daily routine for supporting good health and rejuvenation.

This recipe provides antioxidant protection, supports a healthy inflammatory response, rejuvenates the whole body, balances the digestive tract, enhances feelings of harmony, and releases daily stress.… Read more

RECIPE: Sensual Ylang Salt Glow

This easy-to-make Sensual Ylang Salt Glow restores smooth, glowing skin while nourishing the heart and mind. The mood enhancing plant aromas envelop your senses as you effectively stimulate circulation and detoxification with the purifying power of sea salt and herbs.… Read more

Top 7 Uses of Coconut Oil

By Sara Crow L.Ac

Coconut is a surprisingly talented traditional oil that has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years in tropical cultures. Coconut oil is derived from what is commonly called the ‘Tree of Life’, the coconut palm, known for its ability to meet a great number of basic human needs: food, fuel, and shelter.… Read more

How To Make Your Own Natural Lip Gloss with Essential Oils

There are a lot of kids in my family.  I have 3 sisters, and between them, they have given me 8 wonderful nieces and nephews.  I have a son and a daughter myself.  The holidays are a hectic, chaotic and joyous occasion in my family.  We are blessed to all live in the same small town. … Read more

The Basics of Blending with Essential Oils

This week we have shared some easy to make gift ideas, but one question you might have is: how do I come up with my own aromatherapy essential oil blend?

Citrus_auranti_neroli_W_640x480 (1)There are many ways to develop a blend, and here is one simple method to create custom essential oil blends for perfumery or making natural products.… Read more

Tea Tree’s Not An Option. Now, What?

When inflammation and icky, dirty conditions arise, where do you turn for a natural, holistic fix?  Most of us in the aromatherapy world answer this automatically with tea tree oil.  Tea tree oil is a fantastic substance that those of us in the know turn to for the health and well-being of numerous skin issues and for its natural cleansing properties.  So, what do we do when we encounter someone who is allergic to plants in the melaleuca family, which is the genus that tea tree belongs to?… Read more