WHY SEASONAL SUMMER SKINCARE?

Why Is Seasonal Skincare Important? One of the questions I am often asked is how and why we should change our skincare products with the season. Our skin, just like our body, responds differently to weather, humidity, the sun, our surroundings, and other environmental factors. The way our body responds to these changes affects our … Continued

HONEY ROSE SPICE MASK + HONEY TAPPING

I have created a special holiday treat for you!  One of my favorite ways to create a product is to include abundant ingredients, or surprise gifts from the Earth.  This past harvest, one of my farmers had triple the amount of Roses that we needed.  Triple!  I wanted to turn this ‘problem’ into something that … Continued

HOW TO DO A FACIAL COMPRESS

Compressing is incredibly beneficial for the health of our skin.  It benefits the health of our muscles, circulation, lymph, and our entire nervous system.  All four of those systems directly impact the health of your skin. Check out our video below that we made about how to compress at home, and why it’s so beneficial.  … Continued

Botanical SPF

BOTANICALS SPF + SUN COMMON SENSE

The SUN is here and so is confusion about using plants for sun protection. I would like to simplify this topic as much as I can in just a few paragraphs. Jeannie from Beauty Heroes often refers to me as ‘unapologetic’ when its comes to my own relationship with and understanding of whole plant science. … Continued

Sommelier Turned Plant Aficionado: Q&A with Laurel and Shannon

I have been working at Laurel WPO for over a year now, and I am continually learning something new every day, whether it is about sourcing, ingredients, plant properties, or essential oils. One afternoon, Laurel and I were discussing her past career as a sommelier, and we began to notice many similarities between wine and … Continued