Six things to do to transition from summer towards the cooler months of fall. Transitions from season to season can be difficult especially from the carefree days of summer to the cold and damp that can come with cooler weather. Six steps to help your skin make the move gracefully.
For older skin, pomegranate seed oil is one of the best helping support the health of the collagen and elastin layers, the structure underlying the skin to slow the aging of the skin while keeping it looking and feeling as young as possible.
Consistency in skin care is important so it's better to keep it simple and consistent rather than time consuming but sporadic. If you like to do a little more, you can add the suggested extra steps to nourish and protect your skin..
Emulsions made easy! Simple actually, oil, water and small amount of wax! The trick is to get them all to hang together without separating into a gooey mess. For those of you who purchase your skin care and aren’t interested in getting into the weeds of making it, this is only to reassure you that our creams are made with the best, most wholesome and pure ingredients possible to use on your skin.
As with anything that becomes popular and sought after, in our case skin care, there are a number of ways the new popularity can distort the once noble intention. Once something has ‘legs’ its interpretation can take many forms. As a pioneer of modern natural skin care, having started 20 years ago, I find the claims of newer natural products to be somewhat inauthentic. It’s easy to claim natural, add a few botanical extracts, and voila, a new product is born; but how does the whole help nourish and care for the skin?
SOLUM&HERBE products contain so many food grade ingredients because we see skin care as skin nourishment. ....Modern definitions focus on the compatibility of computers, digital programs and equipment but we are interested in the compatibility of ingredients and the human body as the pathway to healthy skin.
Oil on the outside, oil on the inside, your cells are composed of half fats, or lipids, a word borrowed from the Greek meaning fat, lipos. Being made up of so much fat our cells need quality fats to support and replenish them. To nourish from the inside; eat high quality fats and oils daily, to supplement from the outside, massage high quality oils into your skin. Using oils to nourish both sides of your skin is a path to health. Lipids include the liquid oils and solid butters from both animal and vegetable sources.
So it turns out the skin can smell. An article published in the New York Times published on October 14th, 2014 Smell Turns Up in Unexpected Places discusses new findings of smell receptors in the skin. According to the article, the skin and the nose share 15 olfactory receptors.
Camellia seed oil is light, absorbent and slightly astringent. Though high in monounsaturated oleic acid — up to 80% — the astringent quality makes it one of the best single oils for oily skin or blemish prone skin. I love it for the light, slightly grassy scent and silky texture on the skin.