HollyBeth’s Three Favorite Skin Care Products for Traveling

  Short-Sleeve Travel Weather is Around the Corner When it’s a sunny, 60 degree day in February, you can’t help but long for short-sleeve shirt weather and spring road trips. Inspired by the surprise heat, HollyBeth and I couldn’t help but discuss our favorite places to travel to as we ate lunch today. Exotic beaches […]

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 […]

helichrysum

  Restorative and effective in skincare, studies indicate that helichrysum essential oil minimizes scarring and has the ability to filter uv rays. It has anti-inflammatory properties as well as being cell-regenerative. It can also soothe anger and stress and has been known to lessen migraine pain.  The oil that is most commonly used for skincare […]

Geranium Leaves

Geranium leaves are some of my favorite aromas. Hence, cooking with geraniums is my thought of the day. Just chop up the leaves and add to cookie batter, pancakes, jams,  jellies or cakes.  Not only are you adding flavor and aroma to the cookies but your house will smell fabulous. Depending on the geranium species, […]

grits honey

In this hot weather it is important to cleanse and hydrate skin. Therefore, I have decided to follow my mother’s regimen that she has followed rigorously for 83 years. When I was a child she would exfoliate with cornmeal; years later when I was making a body scrub she suggested adding grits. I add Tupelo […]

Clary Sage

Clary sage was originally used to improve vision it is now known to be effective as an astringent and aphrodisiac. Our marigold toner (12.50), witch hazel infused with calendula, lavender and clary sage organic essential oils, soothes and heals your skin. Hydrating and revitalizing, use on skin as make-up setter or pick me up. Great […]