Frankincense is a special sap from the Boswellia tree and it’s had a wide array of cultural applications for over 5000 years. Boswellia trees are hardy trees that yield the valuable resin when the bark is “striped”, or slashed open. It’s a process that’s done by hand to ensure the highest quality resin. Frankincense originated in Africa, India, … Continue reading How Can Frankincense Oil Aid in Natural Skin Care?
How much do you really know about your skin? While I’m sure many of you already know the importance of skin type, for some, this can prove a little puzzling. However, it’s extremely important to know just what type of skin you have since this can really help when you’re looking for your best skin … Continue reading Kick Off Your Natural Skin Care Routine
Dry skin is miserable. Dry, itchy, chapped, cracking… all of these things irritate its already sensitive nature. It’s typically worse in the winter, when low humidity and extreme cold combine to rob even more moisture away from the skin. Wind, air conditioning, and over exposure to the sun can cause the skin to flake and feel tight. … Continue reading Dry Skin? Check Out These Quick Tips
Winter is a busy, festive time of year. It’s also a time when more people tend to get sick. What exactly is it about this time of year that encourages aches and sniffles? “Catching a chill” has long been suspected as a cause of winter ailments and, for just as long, has been dismissed as … Continue reading Winter Wellness: How to Stay Healthy During Winter