LAUREL’S FAVORITE HOLIDAY GIFTS

Skincare is a personal and intimate gift. It can be challenging to choose such a unique gift of skincare for those that you love, so, I have put together my own gifting guide to help you! Recovery Balm : For EVERYONE : This crowd pleaser is good for all genders and ages. In the winter, it … Continued

Lily Mizra, Holistic Health Skin, Escazu, Costa Rica

Human Touch

Lily Mizra of Holistic Health Skin in her studio in Escazu, Costa Rica.   “Bodywork is a sacred connection from my heart to another’s heart, holding space that empowers her to awaken her own body’s natural healing capabilities is powerful medicine for the soul.” -Kristy Poux, The Silk Mill Retreat, Fredericksburg, VA   HUMAN TOUCH … Continued

Diversity + Inclusion in the Wellness Space

  “We can’t heal what we don’t acknowledge, but acknowledgement can be painful and takes work.” –Lama Rod Owens   In the midst of this collective change and reckoning, many questions have surfaced for Laurel Skin. What anti-racist actions will we be taking as a company? Where will we or have we been donating money … Continued

INGREDIENT SOURCING IN THE AMAZON RAINFOREST

When I was in elementary school we had an assembly about the Amazon rainforest. We learned it was being destroyed for timber, but that it was essential to our survival and the survival of the native species. I remember we were asked to sell something to raise money to buy acreage in the rainforest, and I had … Continued

WHY DID WE CHANGE OUR FORMULAS?

Why would we change our formulas when they were already loved by so many? This is such a good question, and I am going to answer this incredibly honestly. The truth is that science, including plant science and herbalism, is always moving forward and new information is constantly emerging. I love continued education, and I … Continued