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Natural Body Care

How to Make a Herbal Glycerite

How to Make a Herbal Glycerite

Have you heard of herbal glycerites? They are sweet liquid herbal extracts that use vegetable glycerin instead of alcohol to extract the beneficial properties of plants. Tinctures are typically made with alcohol, but glycerites provide an excellent alcohol-free...

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Spring and your Skin

Spring and your Skin

The seasonal shift is in its full swing and spring has arrived! Many welcome longer days, warmer temperatures and life waking up from its deep winter sleep. Yet some, especially at the beginning of spring can feel physically and emotionally uncomfortable and their...

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Helichrysum in Skin Care

Helichrysum in Skin Care

If I had to choose only one essential oil to work with for skin care purposes, hands down Helichrysum italicum would be the one. In a way it’s interesting to hear myself say this because it took me many years as a formulator to feel ready to incorporate this essential...

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Skincare: Holistic versus Mainstream

Skincare: Holistic versus Mainstream

I often come across discussions about skin care which bring up a lot of frustrated commentary and not much else. They usually lead to very little progress in understanding or broadening of horizons between the opposing parties and I find that in the end, a discussion...

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