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Skin Care Tips and Products for Gardeners

How does your skin look after a summer of gardening and other outdoor activities? Your skin could probably use a little TLC right now. As a gardener (or farmer) you are prone to dry skin, sunburn, skin irritations, and nicks and lesions to the skin, even puncture...

Cultivating Stillness

Cultivating or connecting with stillness can be a challenge with all the emotions, stress and distractions of life. But it is important for my mental health. It gives me perspective and recharges me. I am not the kind that can sit and ‘do nothing’ for 15 minutes as...

The Lure of Lavender

The Lure of Lavender- Colorado Aromatics Lavender At some point in my life I was pulled by the lure of lavender. I got in my head that I wanted to have a lavender and herb farm. It seemed a bucolic lifestyle to help balance the scientific/lab oriented lifestyle I had...

Taking Care of Your Hands

You may notice that with increased hand washing your hands are more dry and chapped. We use our hands daily for so many things and rarely give them the care they need. Taking care of your hands is important in maintaining the skin barrier function. Here is a step by...

Facial Masks

Are you one of many who has been experimenting with DIY facial treatments with extra time at home because of COVID? Maybe you’ve been experimenting with facial masks; the treatment type, not the type you wear over your mouth (although we hope you have this kind too)....