Demoseà Botanical Beauty – Only the Best from the Desert, Mountains, and Sea

“We believe that at the core of beauty is love, joy, and grace. Demoseà commits to sharing the secrets to healthy skin, a happy soul, and holistic living with signature blends, eccentric collections, and trusted ingredients.” – Demosea Offering products for the face, body, hair, and home, Demoseà Botanical Beauty seeks to attract those who…

SheaMoisture – A Better Way to Beautiful

Holistic Health Contributor Cherise Young Looking for an affordable brand that not only strives to be paraben and sulfate free, uses organic ingredients, is sustainably-produced, and donates a portion of their proceeds to women-led businesses? Then your search may begin and end with SheaMoisture. In 1912 Sofi Tucker began selling shea nuts in Sierra Leone,…

Amazing Benefits and Uses of Castor Oil

Holistic Health Contributor Cherise Young By now, most of us know that it is what goes in and on our bodies that contributes to having glowing skin. Once thought of as a passing trend; natural beauty and skin care treatments seem to be here to stay. In addition to proper diet, a good night’s sleep…

25 Essential Oils for Skincare + Wellness

Hello lovelies! Happy November! I have quite a few DIY recipes I want to roll out this month, and thought I’d kick things off by showing you what essential oils I have in my collection. I don’t use every oil every day of course — I do have my favorites — but I have used…

Calamine Lotion for Oily Skin (Primer)

Hello again! Right now is a prime time to talk about priming! I stopped using Milk of Magnesia (MoM) as a face primer when I read about how damaging it could be to the skin over time. MoM is too acidic for daily use, and can break down your skin’s protective barrier if used too…

DIY: Rosemary & Lavender Clay Face Mask for Oily Skin

Suitable for Oily Skin  2 Tablespoons Natural Bentonite Clay 1 1/2 Tablespoons* Distilled Water 1 Drop Rosemary Essential Oil 1 Drop Lavender Essential Oil Use non-metal bowls and mixing utensils when using bentonite clay. Mix the clay and water first before adding in the essential oils. I like to leave the mask on for 20…

The Magic of Oils For Skin Care

Curated Article Originally Published Here One of the key differences between conventional skin care and natural or organic skin care is not the “active” ingredients such as green tea or vitamin c, which excluding water may make up to about 5% of any product, rather it lies with the base ingredients. In natural skin care,…

14 Toxic Skincare + Cosmetic Ingredients to Avoid

Called – BHA Found – Hair relaxers, hair-growth products, skin lighteners Linked To – Immune system toxicity, cancer, hormone disruption, organ toxicity Called – Coal tar Found – Certain hair dyes, dandruff shampoos Linked To – Cancer

A Quick Look | Lime Essential Oil

Botanical Name Citrus aurantifolia Part Used Fruit Peel Extraction Method Cold compression (fresh lime peels) Steam distillation (dried peels) Fragrance Citrus Sweet Tart Price Point Inexpensive

Benefits + Applications of Jasmine Essential Oil

Botanical Name Jasminum officinale, Jasminum grandiflorum Parts Used Flowers Extraction Method Steam distillation Fragrance Exotic Floral Sensual Sweet Warm Price Point Expensive Properties Antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, cicatrisant, expectorant, galactagogue, parturient, sedative, tonic, uterine