Introducing… Apres Sol

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Introducing… Apres Sol

Oh oh! Overdo it in the sun? Apres Sol is a cooling, soothing water based spritzer which combines lovely Lavender’s (Lavandula angustifolia) burn healing qualities with the hydration of Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martini), the cooling characteristics of Spearmint (Mentha viridas) and the powerful antiinflammatory actions of German (Blue) Chamomile (Matricaria recutita). Add a bit of Xanthan Gum to get the oils and water to play together, and you get a really terrific spritzer that will gently tend to your sunburn and help your skin to healnaturally. Get it...

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Aromatherapy 101: Summer Survival and Essential Oils

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Aromatherapy 101: Summer Survival and Essential Oils

Scent is a powerful mode to immediately changing our mood. Life generally abounds during summer as the herbs, trees and the flowers are in full bloom and the air is filled with aromatic fragrances. But when this same aromatic summer turns warm and sticky, most of our homes can use a little summer scent to feel fresh. Clean summer scents can do a lot for us, but it is very harmful to rely on the Plug-in air fresheners or even the sprays, as both contain harmful chemicals, which can cause harm if inhaled. Instead we can rely on the wisdom of our great grandmothers, or in my case grandfather,...

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