rosehip oil

Rosehip oil is a true elixir: Several studies indicate the effectiveness of rosehip oil on the skin.  The first major confirmation of its capabilities came in 1983, when the University of Santiago conducted research on 180 individuals.  These tests studied people with extensive facial scarring, acne scarring, deep wrinkles, UV damage, radiation damage, burn scars, surgical scars, premature aging, dermatitis, and other skin related problems.  In these tests, rosehip seed oil regenerated the skin; reduced scars and wrinkles prevented the advancement of wrinkles and aging, and helped skin to regain its natural color and tone.  After four months of using rose hip oil there skin had a fresher and healthier look. A study in Spain illustrated the positive results on scars after surgery using rose hip oil, scars were diminished and hardly visible. The color is a gorgeous and is in HollyBeth Organics face & neck elixir and rose geranium face moisturizer. Try some and see your skin glow!


vetiver essential oil



Vetiver, “aroma of tranquilty” is a grass that is native to India, Sri Lanka, and Indonesia and cultivated from Brazil to Reunion. The grass has numerous uses that include erosion control (animals will not eat it) to making mats and blinds. The essential oil is unique as it is derived from the roots whereas most essential oils are from the flower. The essential oil is best known in perfumery, however it is also known to have the following properties, calming, anti-inflammatory and to stimulate hair growth. It’s aroma is earthy, woodsy and smoky but when blended with other essential oils it binds the notes and takes a back seat. I combined it with chocolate peppermint essential oil to create our popular hair & body silk.


Understanding Plastics

We are constantly striving to be environmentally correct and sometimes that can we a challenge for all of us and for a small company it boils down to finances, unfortunately. Having said that, we have just created our gentle facial wash that will be in plastic and are looking at the environmental impact of the various plastics available; we assume that most people will have their face and shower gel in the shower and do not want glass. So, long story short I found a great site that explains the categories of plastic and their impact on the green guide.

Julie Hewett at See Jane in Savannah

Thanks to Shelley at See Jane in Savannah, Julie Hewett is my new hero! She is going to make me beautiful with paraben free make up!!!! I am honored and delighted to say that she is doing my make up in Savannah at Shelley’s new location! We at HollyBeth’s Natural Luxury are tickled pink that thanks to Shelley and Skirt Magazine that Savannah loves our Wildflower Dry oil that sells exclusively at See Jane.

I can’t wait til the 18th!!