What is Cupuacu Butter?

Cupuacu butter is becoming a popular ingredient in skin care products and after reading and learning more about it, we’ve decided to use it in some of our formulations, so we want to tell you more about it. Cupuacu, is also known as Cupuassu butter, it’s...

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Winter squashes are a great source of vitamin A, as well as vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid and more. All of these are great nutrients to help your skin look and feel its best going into winter. Even better, squashes are low in carbohydrates....

Lavender Farm Dinner

We’ve wanted to have a Farm to Table Dinner on our farm for some time and it finally came to fruition last Friday. What a joy it was. I enjoyed showing guests around the farm, talking about lavender and other herbs, as well as dining on the delicious food. We...

Seven Products with Added Uses

Alternate Uses for Colorado Aromatics Cultivated Skincare Products in the Spa, by Karen Kress LE I found Colorado Aromatics while shopping for a natural product line to use and retail in my aesthetics practice.  I have been nothing but pleased with the products...

Stress and Your Skin

Stress, both psychological and physical can lead to skin problems. Stress has been found to aggravate psoriasis, rosacea and eczema as well as cause hives and rashes.  Much of this is due to elevation of the stress hormone cortisol. Most importantly, studies have...

Why Your Skin Needs Carotenoids

Carotenoids are good antioxidants for the skin and are found in a number of plants. They are  yellow, orange, or red colored, fat-soluble pigments that give color to plants including autumn leaves. There are over 700 different carotenoids identified by chemists....

Hiking the Superstitions

I spent some formative years in Arizona going to college at NAU and became quite attached to the desert and the canyons. I don’t get back there often so when I heard the 2017 United States Lavender Conference would be held in Phoenix I was elated! The conference...

Business Accomplishments 2016

Business seems to grow painfully slow at times which is why I like to look back at a full year of accomplishments. It helps me to put things in perspective. We do more than just skin care. Here are some highlights of Colorado Aromatics and Sagescript Institute for the...