Easy Tips for Mindfulness Practice

Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment; being fully aware of thoughts, feelings and sensations without judgement. The practice has been gaining attention recently as it can benefit physical and mental health. I find it...

Colorado Weekend Get-Away

Colorado Weekend Getaway Spring is a good time for us to take an outdoor weekend getaway, before the hectic summer months start. We took a short weekend to Glenwood Springs for a little balneotherapy. Balneotherapy is a word that refers to soaking in natural mineral...

Lavender and Other Sleep Tips

Time changes can have a very disruptive effect on sleep patterns as well as overall health. Last year  CNN reported that the rate of stroke was 8% higher in the two days after daylight savings time due to changes in sleep patterns or circadian rhythm. Both having a...

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....