Formulating and creating natural products, to soothe nourish pamper and protect your skin, is our passion. However, there is so much more that goes into building a brand. There is always a story behind every company, and ours began with a need to find a natural treatment for our own daughter. Our business has grown naturally since then, as we continue to strive to create products that satisfy a real customer need. As our product line grew, we realized it was important to focu
We've got you covered this season with two choices for your sun protection needs! First we have our original Sun Lotion formula, which is a lotion-like consistency and perfect for the face! Second, and new this year, we formulated our Sun Butter, which is thicker - kind of like butter - and goes on great all over your body. We know this may be a little confusing, and having a choice just means you have a decision to make, which may not be easy for everyone. So we want to exp
We make our Sun Lotion with 100% natural ingredients. Our formula contains 22% non-nano (safe for coral reefs) zinc oxide, which is equivalent to 25 - 30 SPF. This means it should be applied every 2 to 3 hours if staying out in the sun. We also use ingredients that nourish the skin and have some UVA and UVB protective properties themselves, such as: rice bran oil, shea butter and cocoa butter, along with vitamin e oil and beeswax (which also helps to repel water when swimming
Many of you ask the question: Why should I use toner? Well there are a few reasons to add toner to your skincare ritual. Yes we said ritual. While a routine is an action that has to get done, a ritual is something you do with more meaning attached to it! So from now on think of your skincare as a ritual, something you do with purpose and intention that brings with it a feeling of joy! Okay, now back to the reasons why you should include toner in your skincare ritual. First o
Let's talk cleansers! Cleansing is the first step in your skincare routine. It is essential to remove the days dirt, grime, make-up and dead skin cells. All of these things, left on your skin, pose the potential to clog your pores and cause break-outs. Cleansers work by absorbing dirt, which is attracted to oil loving tails, and removing these impurities when rinsing away with water loving heads. (a ridiculously brief description of the science behind the cleansing process).
A winter walk in the forest can definitely soothe the soul! The other day I was working in my home office doing research on my computer. As often happens, I was being led down a rabbit hole of information, sometimes getting completely off track from my initial purpose. I was also getting frustrated and my husband sensed it. He invited me to take a break and join him on a walk through the woods. I didn't feel like I had accomplished enough, but decided I needed a change. So I
Skin Biology Skin has three layers: The epidermis, the outermost layer of skin, providing a waterproof barrier and protection from the environment. The dermis (beneath the epidermis) is composed of collagen and elastic tissue and contains tough connective tissue, hair follicles, and sweat glands. The deeper subcutaneous tissue (hypodermis) is made of fat and connective tissue. The skin is made up of several different components, including water, protein, lipids and different