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INGREDIENT HIGHLIGHT: ROSE AND ROSE WATER SKIN BENEFITS

INGREDIENT HIGHLIGHT: ROSE AND ROSE WATER SKIN BENEFITS

Rose is synonymous with love but to me rose is much more than that! It is vibrant, sexy, enlivening, and it is a skin savior.  Rose is used in many forms in both skincare and aromatherapy.  You can use rose as fresh petals, rose essential oil, rose absolute, rose petal powder and rose water.  Here are some of my favorite forms of rose and why I incorporate them in so many of our skincare products!
HEALING HERBS TO GROW

HEALING HERBS TO GROW

Living in a city or an apartment can make it difficult to grow plants outdoors, luckily there are some plants that can be grown indoors that you wouldn’t expect (and we are not talking about succulents!) Preferably, plants like to be outside in their wilderness but they can adapt easily, if correctly nurtured for. Especially when growing herbs that also have healing properties, you can create wonderful teas, tinctures and even healing salves. Here is a break down of a few herbs you can grow indoors or out:
May 23, 2016 by Alison Quaglia
DE-STRESS: WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I DID AN HERBAL STEAM

DE-STRESS: WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I DID AN HERBAL STEAM

Busy used to be the measure of success. See also hustling. The pendulum is swinging back in the other direction, as more often we’re hearing about the Holy Grail of the work life balance.

I am trying to deprogram myself from the rise and grind mindset. Waking up and looking at my phone with one eye open, heart racing from the number of emails, or lack thereof, is no way to live.