Poison Ivy Relief with Pine Tar Salve and Pine Tar Soap

Poison Ivy Relief with Pine Tar Salve and Pine Tar Soap Stacy wrote to me asking; Any suggestions for one of your products to help relieve poison ivy itchiness? Thanks for asking Stacy!  I know the pain and irritation of Poison Ivy! You could try […]

Acne Mask with White Willow Bark and Wintergreen

Overzealous sebum secretion is a major contributor to acne. While it is natural to create some oils, too much tends to get trapped in pores, starts developing bacteria which the skin reacts to by becoming inflamed and developing pimples. Masks for acne absorb oil, wash […]

Oil to Prevent Blackheads and Milia

The idea of cleansing your face with oil to prevent blacheads and Milia may sound strange to some people but for some reason when I first heard about the Oil Cleansing Method (OCM) or Oil Cleansing Treatment (OCT) it made some kind of sense to me. […]

Carotenoid Rich Sea BuckThorn Oil

Tibetans have been using Sea Buckthorn Oil for centuries for health and the treatment of illness. I had heard that the Russians had used Sea Buckthorn oil  to treat Chernobyl radiation exposure which I didn’t think much about ether way until one of my clients […]

Science Suggests Topically Applied Oils Help Skin

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) include Omega-6 (n-6) and omega-3 (n-3). Essential fatty acids are crucial to skin function and appearance. “Topical application of oil is an effective means of delivering EFAs to the skin and, eventually, to the rest of body. Because a significant portion […]

Eczema Cures Around the World and Web

I have had many requests for eczema treatments but since I do not suffer from eczema (grateful!) myself, I figured I should focus on making things that I could test personally.  I have changed my mind today. Yesterday a client came into the shop telling […]

Face Serum Comparison: Ingredient and Price

When developing my own Face Serum, I had an idea of what I wanted to include in the recipe however when it came to pricing, I wasn’t sure what was  reasonable. I wanted to make sure my serum was comparable (or better!) then the best […]