\ˈa-pō\ ter·ra : from the earth
3 AYURVEDIC HERBS THAT ARE PART OF MY EVERYDAY

3 AYURVEDIC HERBS THAT ARE PART OF MY EVERYDAY

I’m Arti, the founder of Forage and Sustain.  My parents grew up in India, where the use of Ayurvedic and homeopathic medicine was commonplace.  As a nod to my cultural heritage, I will be profiling three herbs that I love: neem, tulsi and frankincense. Their unique capabilities provide potent healing properties, often of which is lacking in modern skincare.

January 10, 2019 by Forage and Sustain Collaborator
INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: POMEGRANATE OIL

INGREDIENT SPOTLIGHT: POMEGRANATE OIL

Often referred to as the "divine fruit" pomegranate fruit provide one of the richest oils for our skin. In this article we explore exactly how the use of this oil came out, and how it benefits your skin for optimal radiance and beauty.
December 20, 2018 by Tamryn Burgess
NIACINAMIDE: YOUR NEW SKIN CARE BEST FRIEND

NIACINAMIDE: YOUR NEW SKIN CARE BEST FRIEND

We believe that the most effective skincare ingredients are natural since these are rich in cell communicating phytonutrients, protective antioxidants, nourishing vitamins and minerals.  But sometimes, artificial "lab-produced" ingredients can have their place.

THE INCREDIBLE BENEFITS OF SEA BUCKTHORN FOR YOUR SKIN

THE INCREDIBLE BENEFITS OF SEA BUCKTHORN FOR YOUR SKIN

When it comes to skincare ingredients, we’re always looking for the next big skin breakthrough, but you won’t need to look any further once you’ve learned all about a small, but mighty berry, that packs a hefty punch in terms of nutrient content and is loved by all skin types from oily to dry. We’re talking all about sea buckthorn and its benefits for your skin in this article.

September 06, 2018 by Tamryn Burgess
HOW CAN COQ10 SKIN CARE PRODUCTS HELP ME MAINTAIN RADIANT SKIN?

HOW CAN COQ10 SKIN CARE PRODUCTS HELP ME MAINTAIN RADIANT SKIN?

Also known as ubiquinone, CoQ10, like collagen, naturally depletes as we age due to a variety of factors, including, but not limited to lifestyle, diet, and the environment in which we live in. This is why it’s so important to supplement with this important antioxidant through your skin care products and your diet. In this article we’ll talk more about the wonderful skin benefits of this excellent ingredient, as well as ways you can easily incorporate it into your daily ritual.
July 19, 2018 by Tamryn Burgess
WHY SHOULD YOU LOOK FOR ANTIOXIDANTS IN YOUR SKINCARE?

WHY SHOULD YOU LOOK FOR ANTIOXIDANTS IN YOUR SKINCARE?

You’ve heard they’re good for your health, but where exactly do antioxidants fit in your skincare? Come along with us as we explore the hype surrounding the best skin repair and rejuvenating ingredients.
March 15, 2018 by Tamryn Burgess
WHY ROSE OIL + ROSE WATER BENEFIT YOUR SKIN

WHY ROSE OIL + ROSE WATER BENEFIT YOUR SKIN

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 helps decrease anxiety, lowers stress levels, increases confidence and also has some amazing benefits for the skin.
February 15, 2018 by Dominique Caron
HOLISTIC HEALING: TURMERIC COCOA (WITH A PURPOSE)

HOLISTIC HEALING: TURMERIC COCOA (WITH A PURPOSE)

Get a dose of grounding energy with our “Cocoa With A Purpose” turmeric cocoa recipe made just for you. Just a sip and you’ll feel those same feelings of joy you felt coming in from the snow as a child being greeted with a not-too-hot, not-too-cold cup of cocoa - but without the effects of regular sugar and milk in the traditional recipes of course.
February 01, 2018 by Tamryn Burgess
 tulsi essential oil

INGREDIENT HIGHLIGHT: BENEFITS OF ANCIENT HEALER, TULSI ESSENTIAL OIL FOR SKIN

Not to be mistaken for the supermarket herb that lends a fragrant aroma to your signature spaghetti sauce, Tulsi (holy basil) has it’s very own intoxicating scent that just might become your next favourite nourishing ingredient, especially for your skin! These days there are many ways to maximize the healing benefits of Tulsi whether it be through supplement tablets, powder, or as we’d like to explore today, Tulsi essential oil.
January 04, 2018 by Tamryn Burgess
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!
February 14, 2017 by Dominique Caron