Category Archives : organic skin care

St Johns Wort for Itchy Skin

St Johns Wort: This yellow flower native to Europe has been used for thousands of years, from the Greeks to Native Americans It is well known for it use in treating depression and anxiety, though because of its astringent properties it can also be used to to moisturize and refresh the skin, particularly an itchy […]

Cream for Nightime

Collagen Night Cream Before bed, use a cream rich in antioxidants, such as green tea, soy, or grapeseed extract. While the body sleeps, the skin restores itself. Thicker than moisturizer, a night cream rich in antioxidants will help skin defend against smoke, sun, smog, and age. These stressors cause skin to produce free radicals (oxidants) that […]

Sunblock for Great Skin

Protect with sunblock-Nobody wants the side effects of too much sun — wrinkles, moles, age spots, not to mention skin cancer. Protecting skin against UVA and UVB rays is the foundation of great skin care. A sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher that contains Mexoryl SX or stabilized avobenzone because they defend against both wrinkle-accelerating […]

Moisturize for Great Skin

Hydrate with moisturizer (even if you think you have oily skin)-Our daily habits (long days, sleep debts, frequent washing) deplete sebum, skin’s natural moisture lock. That protective layer of oil holds in moisture and prevents irritation. Without it, skin becomes vulnerable to damage.

Serums With Botanicals for Great Skin

Apply an anti-inflammatory serum to nourish skin deep down-Stress and fatigue can lead to puffy skin and a blotchy complexion. Calm redness and blemishes with serums and gels that contain extracts of anti-inflammatory herbs like chamomile, calendula, and lavender. Seek out serums with a wealth of organic botanicals, not just a dusting. (Ingredients appear in […]

5 Steps to Great Skin

Skin care gets a little more complicated every year. New products tout “never-before-seen” benefits, while the ingredient du jour earns top billing as the next “beauty breakthrough.” With these 5 steps to natural skincare, you can be sure you’re getting the essentials. Start with a gentle exfoliant, rather than a harsh soap, to cleanse-As skin […]