Decollete Skin Care

Do you take care of your Decollete? Do you know what it is? Decollete is a French term given to the upper chest, neck, cleavage and shoulder areas. It is one of the first places on a woman to show age and so should be cared for in a similar way as we care for our...

Summer on the Farm

Summers are quite busy for us here at Colorado Aromatics. We are busy growing, harvesting, drying, processing herbs and getting them on the shelf for storage for making extracts the rest of the year. Many of the herbs though are distilled to make the watery extract...

Enjoy the Harvest Facial Mask

One way to enjoy the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables at this time of year is to use overripe produce in a facial mask. Just about any type of fruit or vegetable can be used and they are all packed with goodness for the skin including antioxidants and...

How to do a Facial Massage for Lymph Drainage

A guest post by Karen Kress, LE Do you ever feel unusually puffy in the face? Maybe your head feels stuffed up? Excess lymph fluid clogged in your sinus could be the culprit.  If you have ever had a professional facial you may have noticed how light and clear your...

Why Exfoliate

Exfoliation is the process of removing the outer layer of cells from the skin, how much depends on the type of peel. This has several positive results. By removing the dull, dead cells, skin automatically gains a more vibrant glow and smoothness. It also speeds up the...

Why Antioxidant Rich Skin Care?

What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are compounds that bind to free oxygen radicals preventing them from damaging healthy cells. What do free radicals do? Free Radicals are unstable and cause oxidative damage to DNA, lipids, and proteins in the cells as well as damage...

Beer in the Spa

I love a pint of  a good American IPA and find that it does help relax me and brings me stress relief. Hops have been known for years by herbalists to be a nervine herb that supports the nervous system.  It has pain relieving properties, is sedative and promotes...

Three Herbs for Skin Care

Why do we use herbs in skin care when there are so many scientific actives to choose from? Herbs are complex chemical factories that are churning out a multitude of their own antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. Many of these active compounds in herbs have not...

New Product: Allure Lip Conditioner

Colorado Aromatics Cultivated Skin Care, releases its new Allure Lip Conditioner (anti-aging Lip Balm) formulated to help your lips look their best despite your love of being outside. Coloradans who love to play at high altitude realize that their lips show early...