Bergamot

Bergamot Origin Bergamot has been used for hundreds of years by perfumers in Western Europe for its ability to mingle with other fragrances. Its medicinal history dates back to the 16th century when the Italians used the oil for fevers, as an antiseptic, for respiratory problems and skin ailments. The tree has a curious history. […]

Can Bergamot Oil Help Acne?

Can bergamot oil help acne? For those of us with blemish-prone skin, facial products containing oil tend to send us running in the opposite direction. My skin is already oily, and I don’t want to clog my pores with a greasy product. Bergamot Dry Oil Combats Oily Skin HollyBeth Organics’ Marigold Bergamot Dry Oil is […]

Calendula

Calendula Calendula, a versatile herb, is the essential oil from the pot marigold. This plant has been used since the 12th century for its medicinal properties. Studies abound on its healing ability on the skin specifically on burn victims. Due to its high level of vitamin A compounds (carotenoids) it is also known to calm […]

Grape seed oil benefits

What are the benefits of grape seed oil? Although grapes have been touted for over 6000 years for their medicinal properties; grape seed oil only surfaced in the 20th century. Grape seed oil benefits Grape seed oil benefits are many. It is light and non-greasy. It is non-comedogenic, it will not clog your pores; it […]

Organic Bug Spray: The Chemical-Free Solution to Mosquitos

Summertime Weather Summer is almost here, and chances are you will be spending a lot of time outdoors. Backyard cookouts, weekends by the pool, dog walks in the park, and dinners on the patio – life seems to move outside as soon as the sun comes out. And as much as we love the warm […]

Essential Oils & Aromatherapy

Essential Oils & Aromatherapy History Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines aromatherapy as “the use of natural oils that have a pleasant smell to make a person feel better especially by rubbing the oils into the skin.” The use of essential oils for aromatherapy dates back over 6,000 year ago to Egyptian times, spreading quickly to Israel, Greece, […]

Nighttime Skin Care Routine: 3 Steps to Cleanse, Protect, & Nourish

Improve Your Skin While You Sleep Your nighttime skin care routine plays an important role in the condition of your skin. Those eight hours of sleep (well, maybe more like 5 – 8 hours depending on life’s busy schedule) are prime time for your body to relax, recuperate, and repair.  Help your skin to take […]

Spring Skincare Products We Love

  Spring is in the Air Time to break out your spring skincare products! Now that the sun is out and nature is in bloom, cold winter nights wrapped up inside by the fire are replaced by outside adventures and lighthearted evenings on a patio. Life is in full bloom, and it is time to […]

Know Your Skin Type

  Many factors play a role in the condition of your skin, including hormones, climate, and age. It is important to recognize the state of your skin in order to find the right products to restore balance. Dry Skin Skin feeling dehydrated, tight, and flakey? You are experiencing dry skin, which indicates a lack of […]

Three Must-Have Skincare Products for Men

Every time my husband opens the bathroom mirror, he marvels at how many beauty products I have. “Why do you have so many face creams and body lotions? What the heck is body oil? And why on earth does washing your face involve three different steps with multiple products?” All understandable questions coming from a […]