\ˈa-pō\ ter·ra : from the earth
INGREDIENT HIGHLIGHT: ROSEHIPS AND THE VITAMIN C MYTH

INGREDIENT HIGHLIGHT: ROSEHIPS AND THE VITAMIN C MYTH

Rosehip oil is probably one of my favorite skincare ingredients but there is one big misconception about it: it does not contain vitamin C.  Yep, you read that right, rosehip oil does not contain vitamin C.  Let's take a closer look at rosehips and rosehip oil to find out why I use this amazing plant in my products and why I love making a tincture every fall with fresh hips!
December 26, 2016 by Dominique Caron
SHARING MY WINTER SOLSTICE RITUAL AND ROLL ON RECIPE

SHARING MY WINTER SOLSTICE RITUAL AND ROLL ON RECIPE

Of all the solstices and equinoxes, winter solstice has always held a special place in my heart.  Something about this time of year always feels so special to me.  Winter solstice is the day that marks the beginning of festivities, renewal, and slowing down.  My favorite roll on for this day smells divine, and really calms my nerves and makes me feel grounded and confident.  I am sharing my recipe with you so you can also enjoy what this lovely blend has to offer!
WINTER SKINCARE RITUAL

WINTER SKINCARE RITUAL

It's that time of year again when the sun sets early, the air feels cold, and you eat too many sweets (at least I do!).  It's such a festive and cozy time of year, but it can take a toll on our skin.  Winter means less moisture in the air, a tendency to eat too much of the bad stuff and to not drink enough water.  Skin tends to get dry and irritated, but it doesn't have to be that way!
FALL SKIN CARE TIPS - HOW TO PREVENT DRY SKIN AND ACNE

FALL SKIN CARE TIPS - HOW TO PREVENT DRY SKIN AND ACNE

With fall finally here (is it just me or was this summer brutally hot?!), it's time to start thinking about switching up your skin care routine. Why you ask?  Because what works well for your skin in the summer might not work as well in the fall.  We put together this list of 5 fall skincare tips to help you prevent acne and dry skin, but first let's look further into why you might need to switch up your skincare routine this autumn.
September 26, 2016 by Dominique Caron
WHY MY MASKING RITUAL IS SO IMPORTANT TO ME

WHY MY MASKING RITUAL IS SO IMPORTANT TO ME

My weekly masking ritual to me is not just about taking care of my skin, but it is about taking care of myself. I find it hard to take the time to treat myself and decompress properly.   Masking is all about treating and nourishing yourself.  Every week, several times a week.

 

August 22, 2016 by Dominique Caron