Pregnancy Edema Relieved

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We are thrilled to announce that the beautiful Emilia Beckett Murray was born at the end of May. I am so happy for the proud parents (Ashley and Holland) of the first GPA… Continue reading

Ancient Beauty Elixir

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Minka and I are acupuncturists and herbalists that often love to recreate traditional formulas and whip them up for friends and family. Here is a wonderful beauty elixir that we have modified a… Continue reading

Hypnotizing Hydrosols – step 1 gather fresh herbs

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Many of you probably don’t know, but we make many of the hydrosols we use from scratch. We make chamomile, lavender, rose, geranium, gardenia and rosemary. We pick the ingredients from our garden… Continue reading

DIY Moisturizing Mask

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Does your skin need a pick me up? This fresh, moisturizing mask is easy to make and tightens the skin, shrinks pores and reduces redness. All you need are a few simple things… Continue reading

It’s Make your own Mask Monday!

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Unfortunately I LOVE the sun and could not get enough of it growing up. Now I have some sun damage that needs to be corrected. Not to fear, there are plenty of all… Continue reading

Calming Calendula

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We have just harvested our calendula from the garden and it is gorgeous! Calendula is one of our favorite floral herbs. It smells heavenly and is such a beautiful color! Calendula have been… Continue reading

Bridal Beauty

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So I am getting married in June and according to all of the magazines, I should have started prepping my skin for the wedding around the same time as when I picked out… Continue reading

Toners – are they necessary?

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This might be one of the most common questions that we get. Yes! Toners are an important step in the skin care process for a variety of reasons. They help close the pores… Continue reading

Ingredient Spotlight: Glorious Gojis

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• Goji berries are one of the highest sources of vitamin C, which is essential in collagen production. They contain more than 20 trace minerals, are rich in beta-carotene, are the precursors of… Continue reading

Support the Safe Cosmetics Act of 2010

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If you know us at all then you know we are extremely passionate about keeping toxins out of skincare! There is actually a bill out there now that can help protect all of… Continue reading