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3 Abrasive Sugars to Stop Using Now

3 Abrasive Sugars to Stop Using Now

We are launching our Smoothing Facial Polish this month so we thought we'd highlight one of the sweetest ingredients of all: Rapadura sugar. A.K.A. Chancaca, Panela or Piloncillo depending on its country of origin. Phew... sugar is confusing! Not only are there many varieties but also many misleading names. For example, did you know that most "raw" sugars aren't actually raw? Before we get into the benefits of Rapadura, here are 3 refined sugars you could consider avoiding: RAW vs. REFINED Refined... we consider this a word for the dirtiest of sailor mouths. Let's take a peek at a few refined sugars and what that...

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Wildcrafting: 5 Plants, 1 Mile

Wildcrafting: 5 Plants, 1 Mile

I spent today skipping like Little Red Ridinghood through my favorite office: the great outdoors! Yes, I brought a basket. I am so grateful to live in an old ranching area of Las Vegas. We are surrounded by some seriously WILD undeveloped land and the flowers are a'bloomin'.  The desert can often seem barren from the window of a zooming car. But once we step out and into awareness the desert blooms to life! Shrubs, roots, cactus, flowers, clay. Native Americans were especially in tune with the knowledge desert creation has to offer. Here I share 5 plants I found within 1 mile...

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7 Surprising Anti-Aging Powders

7 Surprising Anti-Aging Powders

If there's one thing we've learned in studying organic skincare, it's that Nature provides an incredible array of anti-aging gifts! We've studied hundreds of ingredients from seeds, roots, petals, leaves, clays... and have barely scratched the surface! Where are these time-defying ingredients, you ask? Don't fret beautiful! We are in the lab mixing the final touches into our recipes. In fact, we were just perfecting our anti-aging Superfood Mask and thought we'd give you a sneak peak!Here are 7 surprising powders we're using and why: 1.  Yeah yeah... we've all heard that vitamin C and antioxidants are our anti-aging friends. Here's...

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The Face Mask from the Future

The Face Mask from the Future

  When the seasons change, there is nothing more important than balancing and prepping your skin for some serious changes in external factors! Temperature, humidity, UV rays, wind... this is where a deep detoxifying facial comes in clutch! And soon we will have you covered. Here is our nearly perfected recipe for our Superfood Mask coming soon: INGREDIENTS: French Pink Clay, Rooibos Powder, Royal Jelly Powder, Honey Powder, Goji Berry Powder, Echinacea Powder, Strawberry Powder, Baobab Fruit Powder, Acai Powder, Gooseberry Powder, Astaxanthin Powder MAIN BENEFITS: Detoxifies skin Decreases signs of aging Suitable for sensitive, mature or dry skin Soothes inflammation...

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