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Serums vs Creams

While scouring the Internet for the best beauty products you may find yourself at a crossroad. Cream or Serum? Which is the best solution for your skin and why? You may find yourself on one site that claims creams are better, but then go to a different site and they...

Making Essential Oils: Distillation, Cold-Press Extraction and Solvent Extraction

Making Essential Oils: Distillation, Cold-Press Extraction and Solvent Extraction How are essential oils created? Essential oils are natural oils typically obtained by the process of distillation. These oils tend to share characteristics of the plant or other sources from which it has been extracted. Think of these oils as the liquid...

The Surprising Truth About Frankincense

Do you really know the truth about Frankincense?  Known throughout history for its internal and external healing properties, Frankincense has always been highly recommended to aid in our natural healing process. What is Frankincense? Frankincense oil is an olibanum ( an essential oil that offers a number of health benefits ), harvested from Boswellia trees native...

Exfoliate! But why?

Exfoliate! But why? We are constantly told to exfoliate. But why? Exfoliating removes the dead skin cells and allows newer cells to shine through. As we age, our skin’s “shedding” cycle doubles in comparison to an infant. This process is known as the Cell Renewal Factor, or cell turnover rate....