Movember Foundation Fundraiser

Most of us are familiar now with the Movember Foundation that supports Prostate and Testicular Cancers. They are well known for their No Shave November where they urge men not to shave for the month of November to draw attention to men’s health issues, including...

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...