Straightening and Smoothing Hair Naturally

August 27, 2016

Straightening and Smoothing Hair Naturally

Did you know there are plant based ingredients that can help to straighten and smooth the hair naturally? Applying a serum with straightening and smoothing properties to damp hair prior to drying can do wonders. Most hair serums on the market are made with dimethicone. Dimethicone is not approved as a natural ingredient.…

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Plant Spotlight: Eyebright

August 25, 2016

Eyebright Euphrasia officials

Eyebright herb is a member of the figwort family. The edible stem, leaves and flowers of eyebright can be used in herbal medicine. Eyebright has been used for centuries in the treatment of eye related ailments. It contains many vitamins and minerals including vitamin B, vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, copper, selenium and flavonoids.

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Cosmetic Formulator, Joan, discusses the professional product making courses

August 24, 2016

Joan discusses the Professional Natural Hair Care Product Making Course

There are two options on how to take the course:

Take Anytime Course is self-guided at your own pace and time. Details Here

8 Week Guided Course starting October 10th, 2016 includes following along to the weeks topic to stay on track for the group consultation calls.…

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FLOWER ESSENCES & GEM ESSENCES

August 16, 2016

FLOWER ESSENCES

“Food nourishes the body, but flowers heal the soul.”
-old proverb

I have experimented with gem and flower essences for over 10 years. I use gem and flower essences in my cosmetic formulations.

Flower essences have been used for a long time in indigenous cultures. Dr. Bach (1886-1936) is the pioneer that brought the recognition of flower essences into modern times.…

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Bilberry in Skin Care Products

August 14, 2016

Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus

Bilberry is an edible berry, a member of the berry family and related to blueberries. The edible, soft and juicy berry is dark purple, almost black in color. Bilberry is high in flavonoids; a family of nutrient rich phytonutrients found in plants, vegetables and fruits. Flavonoids are potent antioxidants. Bilberry is also high in essential fatty acids.…

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