Bioflavonoids in Skin Care

Bioflavonoids, also called flavonoids are a large family of plant molecules that are beneficial for human health.  They are polyphenolic which refers to their chemical structure of containing a phenol ring. Having tremendous antioxidant capacity is their main benefit...

Top Business Accomplishments 2017

Day to day running a business can seem like we are going nowhere, but as I look back on 2017, I realize that it was quite a busy year filled with accomplishments that sometimes I don’t see on a daily basis. Its good to reflect back and see what we did as a...

Calendula in Skin Care

Calendula (Calendula officinalis) is one of our favorite herbs to use in skin care as it has so many benefits to the skin. This beautiful orange flower has a long history of use in skin care as well as herbal medicine. Traditionally calendula has been used in the...

Washing Your Hands to Prevent Disease

Its cold and flu season and did you know that your hands are the main instrument for spreading these diseases? So it makes sense that the best way to prevent the spread of colds and flu is by using good hand washing techniques. Microbes, which include bacteria, fungi...

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 ever...

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...